96 Divided by What Equals 91?

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96 Divided by What Equals 91?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 91?Solving 96 Divided by What Equals 91Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:96x=91\frac{96}{x} = 91x96​=91The 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=91∗x96 = 91*x96=91∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 91:9691=x\frac{96}{91} = x9196​=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=1.055x = 1.055x=1.055Practice 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 83 equals 61?41 divided by what equals 8?What is 6/13 divided by 43?What is 18/14 divided by 8/1?What is 16 divided by 12/11?