95 Divided by What Equals 90?

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95 Divided by What Equals 90?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 90?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 90Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=90\frac{95}{x} = 90x95​=90The 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=90∗x95 = 90*x95=90∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 90:9590=x\frac{95}{90} = x9095​=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=1.056x = 1.056x=1.056Practice 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 29 equals 86?87 divided by what equals 59?What is 14/3 divided by 42?What is 5/19 divided by 18/9?What is 68 divided by 15/12?