# How do you solve \frac { 5} { 15} = \frac { x } { 75}?

May 17, 2017

$x = 25$

#### Explanation:

You multiply BOTH sides of the equation with 75 and 15 :

$75 \cdot 5 = 15 \cdot x$

So now you divide BOTH sides with 15 and get :

$x = \frac{75 \cdot 5}{15}$