Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 6 - Review - Page 460: 22



Work Step by Step

Use cross multiplication to solve for x. $\frac{-27}{\frac{9}{4}}=\frac{x}{-5}$ $\frac{9}{4}x=-27\times-5$ $\frac{9}{4}x=135$ $\frac{9}{4}x\times\frac{4}{9}=135\times\frac{4}{9}=\frac{540}{9}$ $x=60$
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