


Solving a ProportionThe problem is shown again for your reference. 1 x  =  2 6 To solve this, and find the value of x: write an equation, on the left side multiply the means, on the right side, multiply the extremes. Then solve the equation for x. 2 * x = 1 * 6 2x = 6   Divide each side by 2 2 2 x = 3 Now you know that x is equal to 3. This means that 1 3  is equal to  2 6 Proceed to the next page to solve another proportion. 

