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Expert-verified Found in: Page 288 ### 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.$\text{\hspace{0.17em}\hspace{0.17em}}\frac{11}{9}=\frac{y}{81}$

The solution is $y=99$.

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## Step 1.  Given

The given proportion is $\frac{11}{9}=\frac{y}{81}.$

## Step 2.  To determine

We have to solve the proportion using equivalent ratios.

## Step 3.  Calculation

Solve the given proportion.

$\begin{array}{c}\frac{11}{9}=\frac{y}{81}\\ \frac{11}{9×9}=\frac{y}{81}\text{}\left[\text{compare denominators}\right]\\ \frac{11×9}{81}=\frac{y}{81}\text{}\left[\text{find}y\right]\\ y=11×9\\ =99\end{array}$

So, the solution is $y=99$. ### Want to see more solutions like these? 