#### Answer

$x=6$

#### Work Step by Step

We are given the proportion $\frac{12}{9}=\frac{8}{x}$. We can set the cross products equal to each other and solve for the unknown variable.
$12\times x=9\times8$
$12x=72$
Divide both sides by 12.
$x=6$

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321825535

ISBN 13:
978-0-32182-553-7

$x=6$

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