X-8/4= 5x-10/24

## Solve for the proportion for X

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# 1 Answer

(x - 8)/4 = (5x - 10)/24 Given

6(x - 8) = 5x - 10 Multiply both sides by 24

6x - 48 = 5x - 10 Distribute the 6

6x - 48 - 5x = - 10 Subtract 5x from each side

x - 48 = -10 Simplify

x = -10 + 48 Add 48 to each side

x = 38