# How do you solve #10/12=2/n#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2016

#### Explanation:

**Cross multiply ( #a/b=c/d# = #ad = bc#)**

#10/12 = 2/n#

#10n = 24#

**Now isolate the variable and identify #n#**

#(cancel(10)n)/(cancel(10)) = 24/10#

#n = 24/10#

**Simplify the fraction**

#color(green)(n = 12/5#