# What is the answer to 0.7/0.9=x/11.2 and why?

Feb 7, 2018

$x = 8.71$

#### Explanation:

Cross multiply the fractions:

$\left(0.9\right) \left(x\right) = \left(0.7\right) \left(11.2\right)$

$0.9 x = 7.84$

Divide both sides by $0.9$ to isolate $x$:

$x = \frac{7.84}{0.9}$

$x = 8.71$