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: 7b

Answer

$x = 4$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x+1}{6} = \frac{4x-1}{18}$ $(x+1)\times18 = (4x-1)\times6$ $18x + 18 = 24x-6$ $6x = 24$ $x = 4$
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