   Chapter 9.2, Problem 35ES Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584

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Chapter
Section Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584
Textbook Problem

Solve the proportion. Round to the nearest hundredth. 1.2 2.8 = b 32

To determine

To solve: The proportion 1.22.8=b32 .

Explanation

Given information: The proportion is 1.22.8=b32 .

Method used:

Cross-

Products Method of Solving a proportion:

If ab=cd then ad=bc .

Calculation:

To solve a proportion, we use the cross-products method which says that the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

Thus, we have

1.22.8=b32

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