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a restaurant has 32 customers. if this is 4/6 of capacity, what is the total capacity of the restaurant

I need to know how to set up and solve this equation

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Hafid M. | Experienced Science and Math TutorExperienced Science and Math Tutor
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Hi Megan,
This problem is easier if you are able to translate the word problem into mathematical equivalents.
for example, "of" in math means multiplication
...there are other examples I can share with you
for this problem 32 is 4/6 of capacity.
"is" means =
"of" means multiplication.  
so it might be helpful to set up the problem like this :
32 = 4/6(T)  where I picked T to mean the capacity or total.
does this help?  Are you able to solve for T?
Jim B. | Experienced teacher and author tutoring in Math and Computer TopicsExperienced teacher and author tutoring ...
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It often helps to draw a model of the picture:
I hope this helps.