# Chapter 7 - Similarity - 7-1 Ratios and Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 436: 24

7.4

#### Work Step by Step

Given $\frac{y+7}{9}$=$\frac{8}{5}$ Cross Multiply: 5(y+7)=8(9) 5y+35=72 5y=37 y=7.4

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