+0  
 
+6
255
6
avatar+545 

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 of what number?

Katie-Leigh  Jan 19, 2016

Best Answer 

 #4
avatar+91024 
+15

Hi Katie-Leigh,

I like seeing you one the forum. :)

I am not sure if you understand.  It is good to say thank you but if you do not really understand it is very important that you say so.  :D

 

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 of what number?

 

Just give the unknown number a letter untill we work out what it is.  N is good :)

so the question becomes:

 

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 of N?

of means times so we have

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 x N?

 

\(\frac{7}{10}=6\frac{4}{5}\times N\\ \frac{7}{10}=N\times 6\frac{4}{5}\\ \)

 

Now the opposite of multiply is divide so to get N all by itself you will need to divide by that mixen numeral

 

\(\frac{7}{10}\div 6\frac{4}{5}=N\times 6\frac{4}{5}\div 6\frac{4}{5}\\ \frac{7}{10}\div 6\frac{4}{5}=N\\ N=\frac{7}{10}\div 6\frac{4}{5}\\\)

 

You can finish it on the calculator or by hand :)

 

Do you completely understand?

If you don't, try and explain what is bothering you about it ..........................    laugh

Melody  Jan 21, 2016
Sort: 

6+0 Answers

 #1
avatar
+5

Convert the mixed fractions into just fractions. Ex. one and two thirds = 5/3. "is" means equal, and "what number?" would be an unknown variable x.

Guest Jan 19, 2016
 #2
avatar
+5

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 of what number?

 

1 7/10=17/10

6 4/5=34/5

Let the number be N

17/10N=34/5, solve for N

Guest Jan 19, 2016
 #3
avatar+545 
+5

okay thank you

Katie-Leigh  Jan 19, 2016
 #4
avatar+91024 
+15
Best Answer

Hi Katie-Leigh,

I like seeing you one the forum. :)

I am not sure if you understand.  It is good to say thank you but if you do not really understand it is very important that you say so.  :D

 

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 of what number?

 

Just give the unknown number a letter untill we work out what it is.  N is good :)

so the question becomes:

 

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 of N?

of means times so we have

One and 7/10 is 6 and 4/5 x N?

 

\(\frac{7}{10}=6\frac{4}{5}\times N\\ \frac{7}{10}=N\times 6\frac{4}{5}\\ \)

 

Now the opposite of multiply is divide so to get N all by itself you will need to divide by that mixen numeral

 

\(\frac{7}{10}\div 6\frac{4}{5}=N\times 6\frac{4}{5}\div 6\frac{4}{5}\\ \frac{7}{10}\div 6\frac{4}{5}=N\\ N=\frac{7}{10}\div 6\frac{4}{5}\\\)

 

You can finish it on the calculator or by hand :)

 

Do you completely understand?

If you don't, try and explain what is bothering you about it ..........................    laugh

Melody  Jan 21, 2016
 #5
avatar+545 
0

I do understand thank you Melody I will tell people if I don't understand

Katie-Leigh  Jan 21, 2016
 #6
avatar+91024 
0

Well that is really good to hear Mistress Katie-Leigh !

Melody  Jan 25, 2016

25 Online Users

avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.  See details