Original number

Joe divided a number by 2 1/4 to get 2/3. What was the original number?

Correct answer:

x =  1.5

Step-by-step explanation:

a=214=2+14=2 4+14=94=2.25 b=2/3=230.6667  x/a=b x/2.25=0.666666666667  0.444444x=0.666667  x=32=1.5=32=112=1.5



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