# Solve for n 6/8=12/n

68=12n
Rewrite the equation as 12n=68.
12n=68
Cancel the common factor of 6 and 8.
Factor 2 out of 6.
12n=2(3)8
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 2 out of 8.
12n=2⋅32⋅4
Cancel the common factor.
12n=2⋅32⋅4
Rewrite the expression.
12n=34
12n=34
12n=34
Multiply the numerator of the first fraction by the denominator of the second fraction. Set this equal to the product of the denominator of the first fraction and the numerator of the second fraction.
12⋅4=n⋅3
Solve the equation for n.
Rewrite the equation as n⋅3=12⋅4.
n⋅3=12⋅4
Multiply 12 by 4.
n⋅3=48
Divide each term by 3 and simplify.
Divide each term in n⋅3=48 by 3.
n⋅33=483
Cancel the common factor of 3.
Cancel the common factor.
n⋅33=483
Divide n by 1.
n=483
n=483
Divide 48 by 3.
n=16
n=16
n=16
Solve for n 6/8=12/n

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