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How to solve 1/2 = 3/x? Get the answer and stepwise instruction to solve linear equation in one variable 𝒙.

We have 12 = 3**x**

Cross multiplying the ratios, gives

1**x** = 2 × 3

Divide both sides by 1, which is the coefficient of **x****Note: ** if a = b, then a ÷ c = b ÷ c

Therefore, 1**x**1 = 2 × 31

**x** = 61 or, **x** = 6

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