95 Divided by What Equals 99?

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95 Divided by What Equals 99?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 99?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 99Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=99\frac{95}{x} = 99x95​=99The 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=99∗x95 = 99*x95=99∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 99:9599=x\frac{95}{99} = x9995​=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=0.960x = 0.960x=0.960Practice 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 76 equals 43?85 divided by what equals 23?What is 7/19 divided by 32?What is 9/1 divided by 18/6?What is 73 divided by 2/3?