58 Divided by What Equals 43?

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58 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 58 by to equal 43?Solving 58 Divided by What Equals 43Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:58x=43\frac{58}{x} = 43x58​=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 58:58=43∗x58 = 43*x58=43∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 43:5843=x\frac{58}{43} = x4358​=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=1.349x = 1.349x=1.349Practice 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 20?83 divided by what equals 81?What is 7/14 divided by 43?What is 11/1 divided by 10/18?What is 4 divided by 9/13?