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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)



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lgbasallote
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hint:
\[\frac 23 = \frac 3y\]
solve for y
does that help?

alainabbyboo22
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somewhat , just need my mind refeshed on how to find y .

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

alainabbyboo22
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3 x 3 ? 2 x y ?

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

alainabbyboo22
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no /:

lgbasallote
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nevermind...check your choices

alainabbyboo22
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so my answer would be C.

lgbasallote
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yes

alainabbyboo22
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thanks !!

lgbasallote
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welcome

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