# Given 7.4/x=0.3, how do you solve for x?

Jun 3, 2016

I found $x = \frac{74}{3} = 24.67$
$\frac{\frac{74}{10}}{x} = \frac{3}{10}$
I isolate $x$:
$x = \frac{\frac{74}{10}}{\frac{3}{10}} = \frac{74}{\cancel{10}} \cdot \frac{\cancel{10}}{3} = \frac{74}{3}$