Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Review Exercises: 31

Answer

$x\approx14.67$

Work Step by Step

We can set the cross products of the given proportion equal to each other and then solve for the unknown variable. $x\times18=24\times11$ $18x=264$ Divide both sides by 18. $\frac{18x}{18}=\frac{264}{18}$ $x\approx14.67$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.