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I am helping my daughter with this proportion problem. The book says the answer is x = 112. I cannot figure how that is. Here it goes

x/168 = 66 2/3 /100

That is x over 168 is equal to 66 2/3 over 100.

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well, 66 2/3 over 100 is 2/3

x/168=2/3
x=2(168)/3=112

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Thank you very much.

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