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    Question help

    2/3 x t _________=18

    what does t =
    and show the steps


    5/6 of a number is 3/4 what is the number

    i came up with two numbers , but only can choose one HELP!!!!!!!!

    10/9 and 9/5 is the ones that I have come up with
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    solve for t

    Quote Originally Posted by Steves5a
    2/3 x t _________=18
    what does t =
    and show the steps
    If you mean 2/3 * t =18

    then we divide both sides by the fraction (2/3)

    t = 18/(2/3)

    t = 27
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    Lightbulb algebra

    Quote Originally Posted by Steves5a
    5/6 of a number is 3/4 what is the number
    can be written as

    (5/6)*X=(3/4) ; solve for X

    divide both sides by (5/6) and you will find the answer.
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