# SOLUTION: Solve the proportion. Enter your answer in the following format: x=4.5 8/x =5/12 I need help with this can anyone help me by explaining the steps to me Please.

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 Question 628233: Solve the proportion. Enter your answer in the following format: x=4.5 8/x =5/12 I need help with this can anyone help me by explaining the steps to me Please.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation Cross multiply Multiply Divide both sides by 5. Flip the equation. Divide. So the answer is -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you need more help, email me at jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com Also, please consider visiting my website: http://www.freewebs.com/jimthompson5910/home.html and making a donation. Thank you Jim --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------