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Unformatted text preview: NOT form a proportion, because their cross products are different. Solving a Proportion Using Cross Products Use the cross products to create an equation. Solve the equation for the variable using the inverse operation. Example: Solve the Proportion k 17 = 20 68 Start with the variable. = 68k 17(20) Simplify. 68k = 340 Now we have an equation. To get the k by itself, divide both sides by 68. 68 68 k = 5 Homework Time...
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