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Posted by **Jeannie** on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8:05pm.

Solve the proportion 32/X = 2/3.

32/X = 2/3

32 divided by 2 = 16

11 x 3 = 33

16/33

16 x 2 = 32

33 x 1 = 33

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8:09pmx does not = 33

To solve a proportion, you need to cross multiply and solve for the unknown.

32/x = 2/3

2x = 96

x = 96/2

x = 48

Doesn't that make sense? 32/48 = 2/3

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