95 Divided by What Equals 10?

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95 Divided by What Equals 10?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 10?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 10Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=10\frac{95}{x} = 10x95​=10The 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=10∗x95 = 10*x95=10∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 10:9510=x\frac{95}{10} = x1095​=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=9.500x = 9.500x=9.500Practice 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 43 equals 68?67 divided by what equals 40?What is 20/3 divided by 80?What is 13/4 divided by 8/14?What is 82 divided by 17/18?