The Cost of Oil 27) If 8 quarts of oil cost $10.64, how much would 6 quarts cost? 8 6 ----- = ----- 10.64 x 8(x) = 6(10.64) 8x = 63.84 x = 7.98 Notice, in double-checking our work, how it balances out: 6 * 10.64 = 8 * 7.98 63.84 = 63.84