MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# What Divided by 88 Equals 86?

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A:

With the question "What divided by 88 equals 86?" in mind, the unknown value is named our variable 'x'. So, rewording the question: "Which number 'x', divided by 88 equals 86?"
The next action is to model this context into an algebraic representation;
\[ x / 88 = 86 \]
We aim to find the value of 'x'. Thus, the equation needs to isolate 'x' on one side of the instance. This can be achieved by multiplying both sides of the algebraic equation by 88, leading to;
\[ x = 86 * 88 \]
Subsequently simplifying results into 'x' equating to 7568. Therefore, the solution to "What divided by 88 equals 86?" is 7568.
To validate this solution, trying this integer '7568' in the original equation, we derive the expected value;
[ 7568 / 88 = 86 ]
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