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posted by kelvyn .
What is the value of the variable and bc if b is between a and c. Ab=4x,bc=5x;ab=16

you have
4x = ab
5x = bc
16 = ab
5ab = 4bc
5(16) = 4bc
20 = bc
so, x=4
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