# How do you solve #a/10=2/5#?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

For this problem, we need to find the LCD (least common denominator). In this case, it is

#5 * 2= 10#

If we multiply the denominator by

#2 * 2= 4#

So

#a/10 = (2 * 2)/(5 * 2)#

#a/10 = 4/10#

#a=4 #

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

You need to manipulate the equation so that you have

The left side we have

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Multiply both sides by

But