68 Divided by What Equals 62?

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68 Divided by What Equals 62?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 68 by to equal 62?Solving 68 Divided by What Equals 62Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:68x=62\frac{68}{x} = 62x68​=62The 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 68:68=62∗x68 = 62*x68=62∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 62:6862=x\frac{68}{62} = x6268​=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=1.097x = 1.097x=1.097Practice 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 35 equals 59?15 divided by what equals 69?What is 6/14 divided by 93?What is 10/2 divided by 1/15?What is 89 divided by 4/3?