# equation solving

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• Apr 29th 2008, 08:38 PM
steevcucci
equation solving
need to solve 336÷g=96. I know the answer is 3.5 but do not know how to get it. Can anyone show the work for this equation?
• Apr 29th 2008, 08:42 PM
TheEmptySet
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Originally Posted by steevcucci
need to solve 336÷g=96. I know the answer is 3.5 but do not know how to get it. Can anyone show the work for this equation?

$336 \div g =96$

we can write this as its associated multiplication problem

$g \cdot 96=336$ now to solve this we divide both sides by 96

$g=336 \div 96 \iff g=3.5$