95 Divided by What Equals 64?

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95 Divided by What Equals 64?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 64?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 64Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=64\frac{95}{x} = 64x95​=64The 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=64∗x95 = 64*x95=64∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 64:9564=x\frac{95}{64} = x6495​=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=1.484x = 1.484x=1.484Practice 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 18 equals 33?51 divided by what equals 12?What is 14/5 divided by 68?What is 10/16 divided by 4/15?What is 37 divided by 7/3?