58 Divided by What Equals 84?

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58 Divided by What Equals 84?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 58 by to equal 84?Solving 58 Divided by What Equals 84Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:58x=84\frac{58}{x} = 84x58​=84The 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 58:58=84∗x58 = 84*x58=84∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 84:5884=x\frac{58}{84} = x8458​=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=0.690x = 0.690x=0.690Practice 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 90 equals 81?17 divided by what equals 47?What is 9/2 divided by 50?What is 16/14 divided by 11/10?What is 56 divided by 17/13?