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Jake sold 42 tickets to the school fair and Jeanne sold 9 tickets. What is the ratio, in simplest form, of the number of tickets Jeanne sold to the number of tickets Jake sold? 1.) 14/3 2.) 42/9 3.) 3/14 4.) 9/42

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    14/3 is the answer

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    How?

  3. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    \[\frac{number of tickets Jeanne sold}{number of tickets Jake sold}\]

  4. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    since it is says to find the ratio of the number of tickets Jeanne sold to the number of tickets Jake sold

  5. myininaya
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    so Jean sold 9 and Jake sold 42 so actually we have \[\frac{9}{42}\] to get one of the answers above you need to reduce this fraction

  6. myininaya
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    wait that is weird this answer is listed twice

  7. myininaya
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    once as 9/42 and the other in reduced form

  8. myininaya
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    ok it does say simplest form so yeah reduce that fraction

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