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9:x::5:300 value of x

Hello, Sue.

The dots indicate that you have a ratio. 9:x = 5:300 or 9/x = 5/300.

To solve this, first cross-multiply. This gives you 5x = 2700. Next, divide both sides by 5, giving you an answer of x = 540.

Answer: x = 540.

I hope this helps.

Regards,

John

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