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How to solve 7/4 = 4/x? Get the answer and stepwise instruction to solve linear equation in one variable 𝒙.

We have 74 = 4**x**

Cross multiplying the ratios, gives

7**x** = 4 × 4

Divide both sides by 7, which is the coefficient of **x****Note: ** if a = b, then a ÷ c = b ÷ c

Therefore, 7**x**7 = 4 × 47

**x** = 167 or, **x** = 2.29