## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$x\approx50.4$
We are given the proportion $\frac{.7}{9.8}=\frac{3.6}{x}$. We can set the cross products equal to each other and solve for the unknown variable. $.7\times x=9.8\times3.6$ $.7x=35.28$ Divide both sides by .7. $x\approx50.4$