# How do you solve 5/8=t/24?

Sep 17, 2016

$t = 15$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{5}{8} = \frac{t}{24}$

multiply both sides with 24:
$\implies \frac{24 \times 5}{8} = t$

$\implies 3 \times 5 = t$
$\implies 15 = t$

$t = 15$ is the solution.