Mathematics

One- third of a number is five-sixths. Find the number


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Our problem in word form is: [latex] \frac{1}{3}y= \frac{5}{6} [/latex] Multiply the denomintor by three on the left side to get that: [latex] y=\frac{5}{6}*3 [/latex] Solving, we get that y=15/6. :)

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