Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Proportion - Exercises - Page 277: 28



Work Step by Step

Set the product of the means equal to the product of the extremes and solve for the variable. $2x \times8=0.25\times48$ $16x=12$ $16x\div16=12\div16$ $x=1.3\underset\uparrow3333$ Since the number to the right of the 3rd significant digit is less than 5, round down.
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