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What is the solution to the proportion?



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deer126
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n/18 = 5/9

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options are..
n = 2.5
B. n = 5
C. n = 10
D. n = 15

maria74123
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You start by cross multiplying, does that sound familiar?

deer126
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yes it does

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

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ok..

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

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ok..

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so it would be n=10?

maria74123
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Yup that's your answer dear :)

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ok thank you!

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No problem :)