Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.4 Solving Problems - 5.4 Exercises - Page 356: 7

Answer

$x=88$

Work Step by Step

We are given the proportion $\frac{x}{11}=\frac{32}{4}$. We can set the cross products equal and solve for the unknown variable. $x\times4=11\times32$ $4x=352$ Divide both sides by 4. $x=88$

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