Posted by cora evans on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:03am.
I'm not understanding and writing the following proportion: 8 is to 64 as 2 is to x, can somebody explain how to solve this problem.

math  cora evans, Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:34am
A survey indicated that 3 out of doctors used brand x aspirin. if 2000 doctors were surveyed, how many used brand X?
I need help understanding the problem of this math. Can somebody explain this to me.

math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:43am
Here's the first one.
8/64 = 2/x
Cross multiply.
8x = 128
Solve for x.
x = 128/8
x = 16
You haven't posted enough information to solve the second problem.

math  Rita, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 3:23pm
Solve for x 8 is to 64 as 2 is to x
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