Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

How to solve 2575/500 = 2425/x? Get the answer and stepwise instruction to solve linear equation in one variable 𝒙.

We have 2575500 = 2425**x**

Cross multiplying the ratios, gives

2575**x** = 500 × 2425

Divide both sides by 2575, which is the coefficient of **x****Note: ** if a = b, then a ÷ c = b ÷ c

Therefore, 2575**x**2575 = 500 × 24252575

**x** = 12125002575

To simplify, divide both numerator and denominator by 25, which is the GCF of 1212500 and 2575:

**x** = 48500103 or, **x** = 470.87