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    How would I solve this

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    Zed are you serious

    I mean ... that is KS3 stuff

    n is divided by 10

    to get rid of "divide by 10" you need to ... ... ... ...
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    Multiplying both sides by 10 would cancel the fraction on the right hand side. That leaves your answer, as a top heavy fraction.
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    Oh well just cross multiply and then solve

    I don't even know why I put this on the forum
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    You should get "n", is that right? if this is the case why you don't change this equation to "n"? its simple:

    10/8 = n/10 | * 10
    100/8 = n
    12,5 = n

    And now you can check your solution:

    10/8 = 12,5/10
    1,25 = 1,25

    as you can see that it is the right solution.
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    I don't even know why I put this on the forum
    Neither do we, neither do we...

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