# How do you solve #4/9 = x/45#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 10, 2016

Another way to solve the ratio question is to get a common denominator. However this is not always the easiest method and I prefer the method shown in the first solution.

#### Explanation:

4/9 = x/45

(5/5) (4/9) = 20/45 SO:

20/45 = x/45

x = 20