# How can i solve this equation. The quotient of twice an unknown number p and 7

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by mirasoldasigan

• Brainly User
2016-01-11T16:30:58+08:00
It's not an equation.  It's only a mathematical phrase, so we can not solve for "p".

2p ÷ 7     or

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To solve for p, the problem should be like this:
Example:
The quotient of twice an unknown number p and 7 is 5/7.

2p/7 = 5/7
(7/2) 2p/7 = 5/7 (7/2)         (Multiply both sides of equation
by the reciprocal of the coefficient
of p)

p = 5/2