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RKDMAN 

Mar 7 2008, 05:30 PM
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math problems, i went to florida and missed two weeks of school so my teachers had not taught me this math yet so i don't really know how to do it. two different problems im stuck on, you'll prolly lol at this but anyways.
9 15  =  x 2 In word form 9 over x is equal to 15 over 2 the other one is y 6  =  5 17 please help. 


Mar 8 2008, 04:55 PM
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You have to cross multiply. You are solving for the variable. so first one is. 9/x = 15/2 you can do 15 . x=15x then 9 . 2 = 18. so it's 15x = 18 divide both sides by 15.
Another way to do it is second problem. 5 . 6 / 17 gives you x. 


RKDMAN 

Mar 8 2008, 06:04 PM
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okay ty appreciate it.



arekkusu 

Mar 9 2008, 11:59 PM
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I'll assume that this is answered then?
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