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### Pre-algebra

Book edition Common Core Edition
Author(s) Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff
Pages 183 pages
ISBN 9780547587776

# Use equivalent ratios to solve the proportion.$\frac{5}{30}=\frac{y}{6}$

The solution of proportion $\frac{5}{30}=\frac{y}{6}$ is $y=1$.

See the step by step solution

## Step 1. Given Information.

The proportion is $\frac{5}{30}=\frac{y}{6}$.

## Step 2. Calculation.

Therefore, the proportion is

$\begin{array}{c}\frac{5}{30}=\frac{y}{6}\\ 5\cdot 6=30\cdot y\text{}\left[\text{cross product}\right]\\ 30=30y\text{}\left[\text{multiply}\right]\\ y=\frac{30}{30}\text{}\left[\text{cross product}\right]\\ y=1\text{}\left[\text{divide}\right]\end{array}$

## Step 3. Conclusion.

The solution of proportion $\frac{5}{30}=\frac{y}{6}$ is $y=1$.