# How do you solve the proportion #5/x=10/4#?

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Jun 17, 2017

#### Explanation:

This can be solved using cross multiplication. This fraction equation is the same as the following:

Divide both sides by

Jun 17, 2017

#### Explanation:

When you have proportions (two fractions equal to each other), cross multiply:

Left Numerator x Right Denominator = Right Numerator x Left Denominator

Solve: