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if y=3 when x=2, find x when y=5
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When y = 3, x = 2, then the ratio of x:y = 2:3.
Therefore, `2/3 = x/5`
Cross multiply to solve.
`10 = 3x` Divide both sides by 3.
`10/3 = (3x)/3`
`x = 10/3`
The solution for x when y is 5 is x = `10/3.`
Posted by baxthum8 on October 21, 2013 at 9:39 PM (Answer #1)
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