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5-87.
  1. Solve each of the following equations for x. Then check each solution. Homework Help ✎

    1. x/16 = 7/10]

    2. 6/15 = 3/x

    3. 2x/5 = 12/8

    4. −8 = 2/x

Set up a proportion to solve for x.

Multiply both sides by 16.

x = 11.2

Start by multiplying both sides by x.

Follow the steps in part (a).

Follow the steps in part (b).

x = −0.25