96 Divided by What Equals 52?

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96 Divided by What Equals 52?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 96 by to equal 52?Solving 96 Divided by What Equals 52Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:96x=52\frac{96}{x} = 52x96​=52The 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 96:96=52∗x96 = 52*x96=52∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 52:9652=x\frac{96}{52} = x5296​=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=1.846x = 1.846x=1.846Practice 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 39 equals 18?67 divided by what equals 78?What is 9/16 divided by 81?What is 11/1 divided by 19/8?What is 21 divided by 18/17?