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 one year ago
Can someone pleas ehelp me with this question, i am confused.
Its solving porportions and i am doing
8:4:x = 2: y:6
how do i solve this?
 one year ago
Can someone pleas ehelp me with this question, i am confused. Its solving porportions and i am doing 8:4:x = 2: y:6 how do i solve this?

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wio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It turns out into a system of equations.

wio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[ 8:4:x=c(2:y:6) \\ 8 = 2c \\ 4 = cy\\ x = 6c \\ \]

wio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First solve for c, then solve for x and y.

waheguru
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where does the c come from?

wio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1c is there to represent the fact that two proportional things are going to be equal if you multiply one of them by c.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to find a c such that the above equation is true.

waheguru
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know a/b = c/d and a*d=b*c but this euqstion had 3 terms which is confusing me

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Have you solved for c?

wio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[ \frac{8}{2} = \frac{4}{y} \\ \frac{8}{2} = \frac{x}{6} \]

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$$8=2c$$ $$\frac{1}{2}*8=\frac{1}{2}*2c$$ $$4=(\frac{1}{2}*2)c$$ $$4=1c$$ $$4=c$$

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$$ 8:4:x = 2: y:6$$ $$8:4:x = c(2: y:6)$$

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360205915252:dw
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