9 Divided by What Equals 92?

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9 Divided by What Equals 92?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 9 by to equal 92?Solving 9 Divided by What Equals 92Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:9x=92\frac{9}{x} = 92x9​=92The 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 9:9=92∗x9 = 92*x9=92∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 92:992=x\frac{9}{92} = x929​=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=0.098x = 0.098x=0.098Practice 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 51 equals 56?60 divided by what equals 74?What is 5/2 divided by 55?What is 4/20 divided by 19/6?What is 41 divided by 1/12?