Posted by Trevia Smith on .
I am helping my daughter with this proportion problem. The book says the answer is x = 112. I cannot figure how that is. Here it goes
x/168 = 66 2/3 /100
That is x over 168 is equal to 66 2/3 over 100.

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bobpursley,
well, 66 2/3 over 100 is 2/3
x/168=2/3
x=2(168)/3=112 
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Trevia Smith,
Thank you very much.