How do you solve for x in x/a=a/b ?

May 4, 2018

$x = {a}^{2} / b$

Explanation:

Isolate $x$ (get it to one side with the other variables on the opposite side):

$\frac{x}{a} = \frac{a}{b} \rightarrow$ Cross multiply

$b x = {a}^{2}$

$x = {a}^{2} / b$