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rannsan
 3 years ago
Write the algebraic equation of:
Fivesixths of a number is 60. What is the number?
rannsan
 3 years ago
Write the algebraic equation of: Fivesixths of a number is 60. What is the number?

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waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Five sixths of a number means: Let the number be x.. So Five sixths of this number x will be : \(\frac{5}{6} \; of \;x = \frac{5}{6}x\)

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is given equal to 60.. So: \[\frac{5}{6}x = 60\] Now here you have to find x..

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Getting this much @rannsan

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Read the question and tell me what is that you are not understanding?? Is question clear to you or not ??

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is clear I am following you I am just confused as to how to find what x is.

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You have to get rid of 5/6 there.. Can you multiply both the sides by 6??

SUROJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just multiply 60 with 6 and divide by 5

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{5}{6}x \times 6= 60 \times 6\]

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(60)6 and divide by 5?

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you solve that I have written above ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can't you cancel 6 with 6 on Left hand side ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No.. You have to multiply 6 with 60.. On Right hand side why you cancelled 6 ??

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops I misunderstood that one

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best 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..

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[5x \times = 60 \times 5x = 360

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am still not following

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need step by step once again please.

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{5}{6}x \times 6= 60 \times 6\] Till this are you clear ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Why are not multiplying 6 on right hand side ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Multiplying 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..

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now on left hand side you can cancel 6 with bottom 6 right ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know how we cancel things ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1See: 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 ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1See like this: \[\frac{5x}{\cancel{6}} \times \cancel{6} = 60 \times 6\] So you are left with now: \[5x = 360\]

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sure no?? Getting ??

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am getting it, writing notes

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now 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..

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you really typing @rannsan

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05(5x) = (5)360 25= 360(5) 25=503.8 Ok I know that is wrong

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think you are multiplying.. I said to divide.. You know what divide means ??

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You did say divide I was multiplying

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No you are still doing opposite: \[\frac{5x}{5} = \frac{360}{5}\] Can you do this now ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now when you cancel top 5 with bottom 5 you will left with x and not 1.. Right ??

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes.. This is on left hand side.. now can you solve right hand side??

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I divide the 5 by the 360?

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{360}{5} = ??\]

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know ight isn't right

waterineyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{360}{5} = 72\]
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