## Algebra 1

To solve for x in the equation $\frac{18}{x}$=$\frac{5}{7}$ we'll start by cross multiplying, to get the equation (18)(7)=(5)(x) 126=5x We'll then divide by 5 on both sides to solve for x $\frac{126}{5}$=$\frac{5x}{5}$ 25.2=x