# How do you solve #\frac { 2} { x } = \frac { 10} { 40}#?

##### 2 Answers

Aug 5, 2018

Do the opposite to solve for x

#### Explanation:

Start by removing the parenthesis represented by the division signs

This results in

Next divide both sides by 10

The answer is

Aug 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can use cross-multiplication to get

Lastly, we can divide both sides by

Hope this helps!