Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Proportion - Exercises - Page 277: 16

x=24

Work Step by Step

Set the product of the means equal to the product of the extremes and solve for the variable. $5\times x=12 \times10$ $5x=120$ $5x\div5=120\div5$ $x=24$

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