# How do you solve the proportion 725/77.5=23.2/a?

##### 1 Answer
May 10, 2015

$\frac{725}{77.5} = \frac{23.2}{a}$

$725 a = 77.5 \times 23.2$

$a = \frac{77.5 \times 23.2}{725}$

and anything more is calculator arithmetic.