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

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Short Answer

Use equivalent ratios to solve the proportion.


The solution is a=11.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1.  Given

The given proportion isa12=3336.

Step 2.  To determine

We have to solve the proportion using equivalent ratios.

Step 3.  Calculation 

Solve the given proportion.

a12=3336a12×3=3336 compare denominatorsa×336=3336 find a3a=333a÷3=33÷3 divide each by 3a=11

So, the solution is a=11.

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