# How do you solve #2/x=7/9#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 25, 2018

#### Explanation:

We are given:

If we multiply both sides by

Now we can simplify and continue solving for

With ratios, this is sometimes referred to as cross-multiplication:

Mar 25, 2018

#### Explanation:

we need to leave

so times both sides by

we get 7

times both sides by

we get

simplify it and we get