68 Divided by What Equals 43?

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68 Divided by What Equals 43?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 43?Solving 68 Divided by What Equals 43Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:68x=43\frac{68}{x} = 43x68​=43The 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=43∗x68 = 43*x68=43∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 43:6843=x\frac{68}{43} = x4368​=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=1.581x = 1.581x=1.581Practice 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 67 equals 61?46 divided by what equals 33?What is 15/14 divided by 88?What is 16/5 divided by 9/6?What is 16 divided by 10/11?