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How to solve 7/4 = 2/x? Get the answer and stepwise instruction to solve linear equation in one variable 𝒙.

We have 74 = 2**x**

Cross multiplying the ratios, gives

7**x** = 4 × 2

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 × 27

**x** = 87 or, **x** = 1.14

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