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You need to separate x by dividing both sides of the equation by the coefficient of x, which in this case is 119.

(119x)/119 = 9/119

x = 9/119

= 0.0756302521

X = 9/119

This would be:

x = 9/119

= 0.075 or 

= 75/1000 = 3/40


 (119x)/119 = 9/119 (assume x is not equal to zero)



you need to find out what only 1x= , at the minute it is 119x=9 so you need to divide by 119 on both sides of the equal sign. this produces x=9/119 which you can put into your calculator as 9 divided by 199 and you will get a value for 1x=?

119x = 9

(119x)/119 = 9/119

x = 9/119

119x = 9

x = 9/119

x = 0.0756302521

  • you need to divide both sides by 119
  • the correct answer is  x=9/119


so, simply x=9/119 

and x=0.0756

119x = 9

First we divide on both sides by 119 to make x alone

119/119 x = 9/119

x = 0.076

x=9/119. The factors of 119 are 1,7,17 and 119 and the factors of 9 are 1,3 and 9, which means 9 and 119 are prime to each other, therefore you cannot simplify this fraction any further. If you want to give the answer as a decimal, 9/119 is approximately 0.0756.

119x = 9

it means 119* x = 9 

so, x= 9/119 

x= 0.0756302521 approx.

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