## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.4 Solving Problems - 5.4 Exercises - Page 357: 18

x = 2.7

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{x}{3.6} = \frac{4.5}{6}$ $6x = 3.6\times4.5$ $6x = 16.2$ $\frac{6x}{6} = \frac{16.2}{6}$ x = 2.7 Check answer: $(2.7)(6) = (3.6)(4.5)$ 16.2 = 16.2

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