# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to divide variables

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Variables

Solve for the variable:

There is not enough information to answer this question.

Explanation:

In order to answer this question, you must isolate  on one side of the equation.

(Subtract  from both sides.)

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Variables

If  and , then  is equal to:

Explanation:

If  and , then when plugging the variables into the fractional form of  , the result is , which is equal to 4, which is therefore the correct answer.

### Example Question #2 : How To Divide Variables

Solve for the variable:

Explanation:

In order to answer this question, you must isolate  on one side of the equation.

(Subtract  from both sides.)

### Example Question #4 : How To Divide Variables

If  and , then  is equal to:

Explanation:

If  and , then when plugging the variables into the fractional form of:

### Example Question #5 : How To Divide Variables

Simpify the expression.