# What divided by 7 equals 5?

Sep 8, 2015

$\textcolor{g r e e n}{35}$ divided by 7 equals 5

#### Explanation:

Let's assume $\frac{x}{7} = 5$

We need to find $x$

We can multiply both sides of the equation by 7 to eliminate the 7 on the left

$\left(\frac{x}{\cancel{7}}\right) \cdot \cancel{7} = 5 \cdot 7$

$x = 5 \cdot 7$

color(green)(x = 35