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wizmantr5
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Find the ratio of x to y.
x/5=2/3=5/y
A. 2/3
B. 4/9
C. 1
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wizmantr5 Group Title
Find the ratio of x to y. x/5=2/3=5/y A. 2/3 B. 4/9 C. 1
 2 years ago
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Firstly equate x/5 = 2/3 Cross multiply it and then solve for x.. Can you do that???
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no???????????????????????
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Or you can instead of multiplying simply mutiply the upper equation by 5 both the sides.. This you can work out or not??
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no????? im confused?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Multiply both the sides, what you get???
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It is ok.. I will show you how to do this in a draw... dw:1340295759878:dw Getting or not???
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Where you are facing problem just tell me...
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Which step you are not getting tell me??
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um the whole thing im lost beneath this world and the next lol? :P
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Want to learn how we solve these type of problems or you are simply interested in only the answer of the problem??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
First step is to equate the first two things because they are given equal.. So, we have done : x/5 = 2/3 This step you got or not???
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What you don't know??
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
any of it...... im dumb
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
See we are given : x/5 = 2/3 = 5/y Here we can equate any one of the three.. You can equate: x/5 = 2/3 Or you can equate: 5/y = 2/3 Or you can also equate: x/5 = 5/y.. This point is clear to you or not??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So, can you please concentrate tell me why I am first equating x/5 = 2/3?? Point it out or not??
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um to get rid of those and find the answer for that particular one?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ha ha ha.. What is the question saying?? Concentrate on what we have to find.. We are to find x/y.. you will only be able to find x/y if you know the values of x and y else you can't.. So, by doing that I am finding the value of x.. Got or not??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So, tell me how you will find : x/5 = 2/3 What will you do first??
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
cross multiply by taking 2*5 and 3*x
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and that would be 10=3x then u divide by 3 and that would be 3.333333333333333
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No no, you did right but do not take it in decimals, You got x = 10/3 Right???
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For finding y value what will you equate???
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh great yaar you are getting it.. Then you will find y now.. What is y?? calculate hurry up..
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RomeoRaj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x/5=2/3 x=10/3 5/y=2/3 y/5=3/2 y=15/2 therefore, x/y=(10/3) / (15/2) x/y=4/9
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Don't look at the solution @wizmantr5 just solve it on your own..
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2*y and 5*3 that would be 15=2y then u divide by 2 and that would be 7.5
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Don't go in decimals, See you got y = 15/2 Right???
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wizmantr5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah so its 4/9?
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
After finding y what you did next??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think you after finding y just see the solution of RomeoRaj.. Did you??
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waterineyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
One thing You must remember, Seeing answers is not the problem, but the thing that matters is how we have come to that answer...
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