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careless850 Group Title Solve for x in the proportion 2 years ago 2 years ago

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1. careless850

$\frac {3}{x+2} = \frac {6}{x-1}$

2. Calcmathlete

Cross multiply. $\frac{3}{x + 2} = \frac6{x - 1}$$6(x + 2) = 3(x - 1)$$6x + 12 = 3x - 3$$3x = -15$$x = -5$