# Thread: proportion for the variable

1. ## proportion for the variable

Solve this proportion for the variable: (x+2)/(x+6)= (x - 4)/(x - 2) Does x equal 10?

2. Originally Posted by jay1
Solve this proportion for the variable: (x+2)/(x+6)= (x - 4)/(x - 2) Does x equal 10?
does x = 10 make the equation true?