Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises: 7a

Answer

$x = 6$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x-3}{8} = \frac{x+3}{24}$ $(x-3)\times24 = (x+3)\times8$ $24x - 72 = 8x + 24$ $16x = 96$ $x = 6$
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