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deer126

  • 3 years ago

What is the solution to the proportion?

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  1. deer126
    • 3 years ago
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    n/18 = 5/9

  2. deer126
    • 3 years ago
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    options are.. n = 2.5 B. n = 5 C. n = 10 D. n = 15

  3. maria74123
    • 3 years ago
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    You start by cross multiplying, does that sound familiar?

  4. deer126
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    yes it does

  5. maria74123
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    Okay good. Then you would multiply 9 * n and set that equal to 18 *5.

  6. deer126
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    ok..

  7. maria74123
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    then you should get 9n=90. And divide both sides by 9 and you should get your answer.

  8. deer126
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    ok..

  9. deer126
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    so it would be n=10?

  10. maria74123
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    Yup that's your answer dear :)

  11. deer126
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    ok thank you!

  12. maria74123
    • 3 years ago
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    No problem :)

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