# How do you solve proportions?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 3, 2018

Solving proportions is like solving fractions:

See an example below:

#### Explanation:

3 to 4 is like what to 16?

This can be rewritten as a proportion:

Which can be rewritten as:

Which can be solved as:

3 to 4 is like 12 to 16?