# How do you solve 8/n = 12/3?

Feb 19, 2016

$n = 2$

#### Explanation:

Seems a strange question to be asked with the "fraction" on the end.

Make $\frac{12}{3} = 4$

$\frac{8}{n} = 4$

Multiply through by n

$8 = 4 n$

Divide by 4

$n = 2$