Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.5 Solving Application Problems with Proportions - 5.5 Exercises - Page 365: 27


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Work Step by Step

$\frac{5\ up}{6\ down} = \frac{x\ up}{750 down}$ $6x = 5\times750$ $\frac{6x}{6} = \frac{3750}{6}$ $x = 625$
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