# How do you solve #3/u=27/162#?

##### 4 Answers

Jun 20, 2018

u=18

#### Explanation:

You just use the x method

3x162=27u

u=486/27

u=18

Jun 20, 2018

3 and

so

Jun 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

First of all, you can simplify the right hand side by

So, the equation becomes

Multiply both sides by

and thus

Jun 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"since the fractions are equal"#

#"the numerators/denominators will be equal"#

#"note that "27/9=3larrcolor(blue)"numerators"#

#"hence "u=162/9=18#

#3/18=27/162=1/6#