5÷b=35

Rewrite the division as a fraction.

5b=35

Multiply each term by b and simplify.

Multiply each term in 5b=35 by b.

5b⋅b=35⋅b

Cancel the common factor of b.

Cancel the common factor.

5b⋅b=35⋅b

Rewrite the expression.

5=35⋅b

5=35b

5=35b

Rewrite the equation as 35b=5.

35b=5

Divide each term by 35 and simplify.

Divide each term in 35b=5 by 35.

35b35=535

Cancel the common factor of 35.

Cancel the common factor.

35b35=535

Divide b by 1.

b=535

b=535

Cancel the common factor of 5 and 35.

Factor 5 out of 5.

b=5(1)35

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 5 out of 35.

b=5⋅15⋅7

Cancel the common factor.

b=5⋅15⋅7

Rewrite the expression.

b=17

b=17

b=17

b=17

b=17

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

b=17

Decimal Form:

b=0.142857‾

Solve for b 5÷b=35