Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Summary Exercises - Ratio, Rates and Proportions - Page 359: 17


$x = 3\frac{1}{5}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{15}{8} = \frac{6}{x}$ $15x = 8\times6$ $\frac{15x}{15} = \frac{48}{15}$ $x = 3\frac{3}{15}$ $x = 3\frac{3\div3}{15\div3}$ $x = 3\frac{1}{5}$
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