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Find the missing number.

5/15 = ?/3

Is 1 the correct answer?

  • Math -

    5 / 15 = x / 3

    5 * 3 = x * 15

    15 = 15 x Divide both sides with 15

    x = 1


    5 / 15 = 1 / 3

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    I got the answer 1 by doing this...

    15 divided by 3 = 5
    5 divided by 5 = 1


    Is that a wrong way to answer the problem?
    That's the way my book shows.

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    That's the way I got the answer too. Thank you!!!

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