How do you solve 49/98=s/112?

Feb 17, 2017

$s = 56$

Explanation:

$\frac{49}{98} = \frac{s}{112}$

cross multiply
$\left(49\right) \left(112\right) = \left(s\right) \left(98\right)$
$5488 = 98 s$

divide by 98 on both sides
$\frac{5488}{98} = \frac{98 s}{98}$
$s = 56$