   Chapter 5.1, Problem 8E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# In Exercises 5 to 14, find the value of x in each proportion. a) 9 x = x 16 b) 32 x = x 2

To determine

a) To find:

The value of x in the given proportion.

Explanation

According to Means-Extremes Property, in a proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

Calculation:

Consider, 9x=x16

Apply means-extremes property of proportion in 9x=x16

To determine

b) To find:

The value of x in the given proportion.

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