58 Divided by What Equals 67?

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58 Divided by What Equals 67?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 58 by to equal 67?Solving 58 Divided by What Equals 67Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:58x=67\frac{58}{x} = 67x58​=67The 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 58:58=67∗x58 = 67*x58=67∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 67:5867=x\frac{58}{67} = x6758​=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=0.866x = 0.866x=0.866Practice 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 16 equals 43?34 divided by what equals 46?What is 7/8 divided by 41?What is 4/13 divided by 16/20?What is 48 divided by 14/11?