Jared rents three videos for $8.00. What would the cost of two video rentals be?

Jared rents three videos for $8.00. What would the cost of two video rentals be?

Detailed Explanation

Using the ratio price/video, the proportion 8/3 =x/2 can be used to find the cost to rent two videos. Cross multiply. 8 × 2 = 3x so 16 = 3x and x=16/3=$5.33.