Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.6 - Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations - Exercise Set: 2

Answer

The solution is $\frac{16}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{x}{2}$=$\frac{16}{6}$ 6x=16*2 6x=32 x=$\frac{32}{6}$=$\frac{16}{3}$ Check $\frac{16}{3}$ $\frac{x}{2}$=$\frac{16}{6}$ $\frac{\frac{16}{3}}{2}$=$\frac{16}{6}$ $\frac{16}{3}$6=16*2 16*2=16*2 32=32
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