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 one year ago
There's a question asking me how many 2/3 fit into 6. I don't even know where to begin. Can someone help?
 one year ago
There's a question asking me how many 2/3 fit into 6. I don't even know where to begin. Can someone help?

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Gretacig
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[\frac{ 2 }{ 3 } \times x=6\] \[x=\frac{ 6\times3 }{ 2 }=\frac{ 18 }{2 }=9\]

Naveen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wow. I never thought of doing that. Thanks. This is reallyhelpful.

Naveen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you in college? You seem very smart.

Gretacig
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I am in university :)

cthomasknight
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why are you allowed to move the x to the other side? How come there's a 2 on the bottom now?

NLCircle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@cthomasknight, the easy way to remember what to do is to keep in mind that 'dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the inverse of the fraction'. That's what Gretacig does in her response: 2/3 * x = 6 but you need an equation with a shape like x = .... This can only be achieved by dividing left and right by 2/3. Now apply the rule above, about multiplying by the inverse of the fraction (so dividing by 2/3 is multiplying by 3/2). 2/3 * 2/3 * x = 3/2 * 6, where 3/2 * 2/3 = 1, leading to 1*x = 2/3 * 6 ==> x = 18
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