Posted by B.B. on .
Solve using the multiplication principle.
4/5x=16/35.
(5)4/5x=16/35(5)
4x=180/175
Now I'm lost. What do I do now? Thanks.

Algebra 
drwls,
After multiplying both sides by 5, you should have obtained
4x = 16/7
Next, multiply both sides by 1/4.
x = 4/7