# How do you solve the proportion #5/12=x/36#?

##### 2 Answers

Feb 12, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Multiply each side of the equation by

and

Feb 12, 2017

#### Explanation:

Multiply the numerator/denominator of the fraction on the left side by 3. This creates 2 equivalent fractions.

#rArr5/12xx3/3=15/36#

#"now we have "15/36=x/36#

#rArrx=15#