How do you solve 4/1=z/16?

Oct 15, 2016

$z = 64$

Explanation:

$\frac{4}{1} = \frac{z}{16}$

Multiply both sides with $16$:
$\implies \frac{4}{1} \cdot 16 = \frac{z}{\cancel{16}} \cdot \cancel{16}$
$\implies 64 = z$
Hence, $z = 64$