49 Divided by What Equals 47?

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49 Divided by What Equals 47?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 49 by to equal 47?Solving 49 Divided by What Equals 47Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:49x=47\frac{49}{x} = 47x49​=47The 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 49:49=47∗x49 = 47*x49=47∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 47:4947=x\frac{49}{47} = x4749​=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=1.043x = 1.043x=1.043Practice 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 91 equals 2?75 divided by what equals 43?What is 15/2 divided by 92?What is 9/3 divided by 4/11?What is 63 divided by 16/19?