# How do you solve #3.4/x=2.17/7.7#?

##### 3 Answers

x = 12.06

#### Explanation:

Multiply both sides by 7.7 to remove it on the right side of the equation:

Multiply 7.7 and 3.4 together to get a value of 26.18:

Divide 26.18 by 2.17 to get x by itself:

#### Explanation:

Solve for

Cross multiply.

Simplify.

Divide both sides by

Switch sides.

There's another way to do this that doesn't require cross-multiplying.

Reciprocate both sides:

#3.4/x = 2.17/7.7#

#-> x/3.4 = 7.7/2.17#

Now simply multiply by

#color(blue)(x) = (3.4*7.7)/2.17#

# ~~ color(blue)(12.06)#