## anonymous one year ago WILL MEDAL AND FAN Figure WXYZ ~ figure WꞌXꞌYꞌZꞌ. What is the value of a? IMAGE: http://static.k12.com/calms_media/media/1574000_1574500/1574338/1/6a9c3ac4de3fd4faee45bb962a67c8556c39e1de/MS_IMC-141231-111310.jpg

1. anonymous

@paki Can u help me?

2. anonymous

so this is a proportion problem, so you would set it up like this $\frac{ 16 }{ a }=\frac{ 8 }{ 2 }$

3. anonymous

so $16\times2=2a$

4. anonymous

$32=2a$$\frac{ 32 }{ 2 }=\frac{ 2a }{ 2 }$$a=16$