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0.25T/3=2  how do you solve for T

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smithsmith123 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted September 2, 2013 at 7:57 PM via web

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0.25T/3=2  how do you solve for T

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baxthum8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted September 2, 2013 at 8:09 PM (Answer #1)

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Solve `(0.25T)/3 = 2`  for T.

First, multiply both sides by 3.  This will cancel the denominator of 3 since 3/3 = 1.

This will give us:  `0.25T = 6.`

Now divide both sides by 0.25 to isolate T.

`T = 6/0.25`

T = 24

Check your answer:

`(0.25* 24)/3 = 2`

`6/3 = 2`

`2=2`

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