### Home > CAAC > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.2.3 > Problem 5-87

5-87.

Solve each of the following equations for

*x*. Then check each solution. Homework Help ✎=

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−8 =

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