Posted by **Lourane** on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 6:46pm.

Solve for the x in the following prpportion x/60 = 9/5

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 6:51pm
Cross multiply:

x/60 = 9/5

5x = 540

Solve for x.

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**me**, Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 12:53pm
If both terms are equal, that is:

x / 60 = 9 / 5

Then, x is to 9, as 60 is to 5.

60 = 5 * 12

so, x = 9 * 12

thus, x = 108.

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