Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.2 - Proportions - Exercise Set: 51

Answer

n=1

Work Step by Step

$\frac{8}{\frac{1}{3}}=\frac{24}{n}$ $\longrightarrow$ cross multiply to solve for n $8n=\frac{1}{3}\times24$$\longrightarrow$multiply $8n=8$$\longrightarrow$multiplication property of equality $8n\div8=8\div8$$\longrightarrow$ divide $n=1$
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