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Write the algebraic equation of:
Fivesixths of a number is 60. What is the number?
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rannsan Group Title
Write the algebraic equation of: Fivesixths of a number is 60. What is the number?
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SUROJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[(5\div60)x =60\]
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Five sixths of a number means: Let the number be x.. So Five sixths of this number x will be : \(\frac{5}{6} \; of \;x = \frac{5}{6}x\)
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
This is given equal to 60.. So: \[\frac{5}{6}x = 60\] Now here you have to find x..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Getting this much @rannsan
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am trying to follow
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Read the question and tell me what is that you are not understanding?? Is question clear to you or not ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it is clear I am following you I am just confused as to how to find what x is.
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You have to get rid of 5/6 there.. Can you multiply both the sides by 6??
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SUROJ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
just multiply 60 with 6 and divide by 5
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{5}{6}x \times 6= 60 \times 6\]
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(60)6 and divide by 5?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can you solve that I have written above ??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can't you cancel 6 with 6 on Left hand side ??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No.. You have to multiply 6 with 60.. On Right hand side why you cancelled 6 ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oops I misunderstood that one
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{5x}{\cancel{6}} \times \cancel{6} = 60 \times 6\] \[5x = 360\] Now divide by 5 both the sides to get x..
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[5x \times = 60 \times 5x = 360
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am still not following
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Where you lost ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
on everything...
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I need step by step once again please.
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{5}{6}x \times 6= 60 \times 6\] Till this are you clear ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(5/6x)6 = 60
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Why are not multiplying 6 on right hand side ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I thought I was
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Multiplying 6 both sides means you have to multiply 6 on left as well as right hand side.. You have multiplied with left hand side only..
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ok let me see
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(5/6x)6 = 60x6
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now on left hand side you can cancel 6 with bottom 6 right ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(5x)6 = 60x6
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you know how we cancel things ??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
See: you have cancel one 6 in left hand side.. but how can you cancel one 6?? you can cancel two 6 and that too will be in the form: 6  6 you can cancel them. 6/6 here also you can cancel them.. Getting ??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
See like this: \[\frac{5x}{\cancel{6}} \times \cancel{6} = 60 \times 6\] So you are left with now: \[5x = 360\]
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sure no?? Getting ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am getting it, writing notes
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now you are just one step away: You just need to divide by 5 both the sides to get rid of 5 attached to x.. can you do that? Both the sides means you will be divide left as well as right hand side by 5.. Show me what you did..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are you really typing @rannsan
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5(5x) = (5)360 25= 360(5) 25=503.8 Ok I know that is wrong
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think you are multiplying.. I said to divide.. You know what divide means ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You did say divide I was multiplying
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[5\div5x = 1\]
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[360\div5\]
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No you are still doing opposite: \[\frac{5x}{5} = \frac{360}{5}\] Can you do this now ??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5x/5 = 360/5
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now when you cancel top 5 with bottom 5 you will left with x and not 1.. Right ??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes.. This is on left hand side.. now can you solve right hand side??
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I divide the 5 by the 360?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes.. go ahead..
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{360}{5} = ??\]
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know ight isn't right
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{360}{5} = 72\]
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rannsan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you! once again
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