Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.4 Solving Problems - 5.4 Exercises - Page 356: 14

Answer

$x=64$

Work Step by Step

We are given the proportion $\frac{32}{5}=\frac{x}{10}$. We can set the cross products equal to each other and solve for the unknown variable. $32\times10=5\times x$ $320=5x$ Divide both sides by 5. $x=64$
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