Lauren H. answered • 08/15/18

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4.5/8 = x/6

solve for x

Lauren H.

4.5/8 = x/6

Let's cross multiply:

6 x 4.5 = 8x

27 = 8x

3.375 = x

This is the number 3375/1000

Reduce:

3375/1000 = 675/200 = 135/40 = 27/8

I divided by 5 each time.

If you want a mixed number, it's 3 and 3/8

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08/16/18

Shawn T.

i came to the same answer using long division just couldn't figure out that it was in 1/8's i was working on making it a 1/4 thanks for the help

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