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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=40.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1.  Given

The given proportion isx5=20025.

Step 2.  To determine

We have to solve the proportion using equivalent ratios.

Step 3.  Calculation 

Solve the given proportion.

x5=20025x5×5=20025 compare denominatorsx×525=20025 find x5x=200 5x÷5=200÷5 divide each side by 5x=40

So, the solution is x=40.

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