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Q. 1

Found in: Page 285


Book edition Common Core Edition
Author(s) Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff
Pages 183 pages
ISBN 9780547587776

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Short Answer

Use equivalent ratios to solve the proportion.


The solution is x = 6.

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Step by Step Solution

Step-1 – Given

The given proportion is 27=x21.

Step-2 – To determine

We have to solve the proportion by using equivalent ratios.

Step-3 – Calculation 

Solve the given equation.

27=x2127×3=x21 compare denominators2×321=x21find xx=2×3x=6

So, the solution is x = 6.

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