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i need help doing ratios.

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  1. anonymous
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    What about ratios?

  2. anonymous
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    like how to do them. ex. how would i figure out 3:5???

  3. anonymous
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    divide 3 by 5, or .6

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    anything written like x:y is like taking x/y

  5. anonymous
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    ohh. so all i have to do is divide 3 and 5 and it would give me my answer?

  6. anonymous
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    if a decimal is what you are looking for then yes

  7. anonymous
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    what about if it is not going to be a decimal answer?

  8. anonymous
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    Then you just leave it like 3/5

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    it depends on what the ratio is... sometimes your ratio will be getting smaller hence giving you a number larger than 1

  10. anonymous
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    There is alot you can do with ratios

  11. anonymous
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    yes there is... o kay so how would you solve this? if 34= 6 what would 54= (problem is 34:54)

  12. anonymous
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    I would write that as 34/6=54/x and cross multiply to solve for x

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    34x=54*6 x=324/34 x=9.53

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    ohh thank you for your help

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