58 Divided by What Equals 90?

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58 Divided by What Equals 90?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 90?Solving 58 Divided by What Equals 90Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:58x=90\frac{58}{x} = 90x58​=90The 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=90∗x58 = 90*x58=90∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 90:5890=x\frac{58}{90} = x9058​=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=0.644x = 0.644x=0.644Practice 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 6 equals 28?79 divided by what equals 45?What is 14/16 divided by 74?What is 6/1 divided by 9/4?What is 72 divided by 12/7?