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# Question in math

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how would you solve this 3/5 of__=24? Because i don't know what it means by that?

Feb 23, 2022

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3/5 of x = 24 solve for x

24 : 3/5 = 24/1 : 3/5 = 24/1 * 5/3 = 40.

so x = 40 - 3/5 of 40 = 24.

Feb 23, 2022
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How would you solve this 3/5 of__=24?

Hello Guest!

That means

$$\frac{3}{5}\cdot x =24\ |\ \cdot \frac{5}{3}\\ x=24\cdot \frac{5}{3}\\ \color{blue}x=40$$

$$3/5\ of\ \underline{40}=24$$

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Feb 23, 2022