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enya.gold

  • 3 years ago

Find the value of x.

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  1. enya.gold
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  2. enya.gold
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    s\[\frac{ x - 3 }{ 8 } =16\]

  3. enya.gold
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    Typo. The s means nothing.

  4. UnkleRhaukus
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    16:4 8:2 x-3:2.5

  5. enya.gold
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    I'm not familiar with these ratios. 16/4? Or 16 = 4?

  6. enya.gold
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    \[\frac{ 16 }{ 4 }\]

  7. Butterfly16
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    Since they're similar, you can set up a proportion. Make sure you keep the same triangle in the same fraction and the same sides in the same spot (numerator or denominator). \[\frac{ x-3 }{ 16 }=\frac{ 2.5 }{ 4 }\]Now, cross multiply:\[4(x-3)=16(2.5)\]\[4x-12=40\] Can you solve from here? :o)

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    \[4x - 12 = 40\]\[4x = 40 + 12\]\[4x = 52\]\[4x / 4x = 52 / 4x\]\[x = 13\]

  9. Butterfly16
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    Great! :o)

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