proportions
posted by elizabeth .
3/8 over 3 = x over 5/12

3/8 (1/3)=x*12/5
1/8=12x/5
multiply both sides by 5, divide both sides by 12
posted by elizabeth .
3/8 over 3 = x over 5/12
3/8 (1/3)=x*12/5
1/8=12x/5
multiply both sides by 5, divide both sides by 12