college math
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Lourane on
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Solve for the x in the following prpportion x/60 = 9/5

college math 
Ms. Sue,
Cross multiply:
x/60 = 9/5
5x = 540
Solve for x.

college math 
me,
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.