If \({ x + 6 }\) is to \({ x -2 }\) as \(10\) is to \(-4\), Find \(x\).

\(\displaystyle{\frac{-2}{7}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{\frac{13}{7}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{\frac{-2}{3}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{\frac{2}{3}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{\frac{2}{7}}\) |

After watching the video, try this problem to practice more.

If \({x – 4}\) is to \({x + 1}\) as \(-5\) is to \(3\), Find \(x\).

\(\displaystyle{-\frac{1}{8}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{1}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{\frac{7}{2}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{-\frac{17}{2}}\) | |

\(\displaystyle{\frac{7}{8}}\) |