Mathematics

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


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BarberaSaltz

1 year ago Comment

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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