# Middle school algebra

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Problem: 14 divided by a number is 21. What is the number?
my teacher says the answer is 2/3 but I don't get that answer.
I set it up:
14/n= 21
Then tried solving as:
(n/14)(14/n) = 21/14
My answer = 1 1/2

What am I doing wrong? Thank you

• Middle school algebra -

14/x = 21

Multiply both sides by x.

14 = 21x

14/21 = x

2/3 = x

Let's see the proof:
14/(2/3) = 21

14 * (3/2) = 21

42/2 - 21

Yep! 2/3 is correct.

• Middle school algebra -

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