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11-67.

Solve each equation below. Then check your solutions. Explain your steps for part (a).

1. $\frac { 1 } { 8 } = \frac { x } { 12 }$

Review the Math Notes box in section 3.3.2

A good fraction buster number would be $24$.
Multiply both sides of the equation by $24$ to clear the fraction.
Now complete the problem and remember to explain your steps.

1. $\frac { x } { 10 } = \frac { 12 } { 15 }$

$x = 8$