95 Divided by What Equals 76?

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95 Divided by What Equals 76?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 76?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 76Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=76\frac{95}{x} = 76x95​=76The 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=76∗x95 = 76*x95=76∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 76:9576=x\frac{95}{76} = x7695​=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=1.250x = 1.250x=1.250Practice 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 80 equals 51?44 divided by what equals 12?What is 15/12 divided by 98?What is 1/16 divided by 13/11?What is 76 divided by 19/8?