anonymous 4 years ago Which of the following is equivalent to the proportion 2 over 3 equals 3 over y? A. 3y = (2)(3) B. 2y = (2)(3) C. 2y = (3)(3) D. 3y = (3)(3)

1. anonymous

hint: $\frac 23 = \frac 3y$ solve for y does that help?

2. anonymous

somewhat , just need my mind refeshed on how to find y .

3. anonymous

first...cross multiply...do you remember how to do that?

4. anonymous

3 x 3 ? 2 x y ?

5. anonymous

right. 2*y = 3*3 do you know how to simplify this equation?

6. anonymous

no /:

7. anonymous

8. anonymous

so my answer would be C.

9. anonymous

yes

10. anonymous

thanks !!

11. anonymous

welcome

12. anonymous

C is the answer and cross multiply 3*3 = 2*y