95 Divided by What Equals 79?

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95 Divided by What Equals 79?MethodsSetting up the problem:In a problem like this, the “what” means that we’re working with a variable. The most common variable used in math is “x”. So we could say what number, x can we divide 95 by to equal 79?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 79Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=79\frac{95}{x} = 79x95​=79The goal of the problem is to solve for x. To do this we need to change the equation so that x is alone on one side of the equation.In this case, it can be done in two steps. The first step is to multiply both sides by x to isolate 95:95=79∗x95 = 79*x95=79∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 79:9579=x\frac{95}{79} = x7995​=xWhen we simplify the new equation, we can solve for x. In this example, we will round to the nearest three decimal places if that’s needed.x=1.203x = 1.203x=1.203Practice Other Division Problems Like This OneIf this problem was a little difficult or you want to practice your skills on another one, give it a go on any one of these too!What divided by 22 equals 19?94 divided by what equals 60?What is 12/16 divided by 6?What is 11/9 divided by 18/7?What is 62 divided by 13/8?