49 Divided by What Equals 96?

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49 Divided by What Equals 96?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 49 by to equal 96?Solving 49 Divided by What Equals 96Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:49x=96\frac{49}{x} = 96x49​=96The 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 49:49=96∗x49 = 96*x49=96∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 96:4996=x\frac{49}{96} = x9649​=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=0.510x = 0.510x=0.510Practice 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 20 equals 7?98 divided by what equals 81?What is 7/3 divided by 22?What is 19/10 divided by 4/20?What is 67 divided by 8/16?