What fraction of 88 is 48?

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  • 8 years ago
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    To figure this out, first set it up as an equation. If the answer we're 44, then the number sentence would be 1/2*88=44. Since we don't know what the fraction is, we will use x

    x*88=48

    To isolate x, divide both sides by 88

    x=48/88

    Then reduce the fraction

  • 8 years ago

    WHAT FRACTION means X

    OF means TIMES

    IS means EQUALS

    So, X * 88 = 48

    X= 48/88

    X=6/11

    Source(s): MATH
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