# SOLUTION: im trying to solve for x. the question is 5 divided by x equals to 25? as in 5/x=25. how would i rearrange that to find x? thanks

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 549029: im trying to solve for x. the question is 5 divided by x equals to 25? as in 5/x=25. how would i rearrange that to find x? thanksAnswer by mathie123(224)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! So we have to first get rid of that fraction ( I don't know about you... but I would rather not work with fractions) To do this, I will multiply both sides by x Now, we see that we have something multiplied to x, so we must do the opposite of multiplication to get rid of it, which is division: We can simplify this fraction by dividing both the numerator and denominator by 5