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ihatealgebrasomuch
 2 years ago
can someone please explain to me how to use ratios? i completely forgot and need to know them for a test tomorrow! heres the question The ratio of 2 consecutive sides of a parallelogram is 7:9. If the perimeter is 224cm, what is the length of the sides?
ihatealgebrasomuch
 2 years ago
can someone please explain to me how to use ratios? i completely forgot and need to know them for a test tomorrow! heres the question The ratio of 2 consecutive sides of a parallelogram is 7:9. If the perimeter is 224cm, what is the length of the sides?

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ihatealgebrasomuch
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you explain in a bit more detail? @cherio12

cherio12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a ratio is one thing divided by another. Sorry, i guess drawing the picture like that isn't the best idea to get the point across..1 second

cherio12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for every 7 units on the one side you have 9 units on the other

cherio12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wait...idk if i like that picture either..>.<

cherio12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1355358572569:dw try three...

ihatealgebrasomuch
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so i would set 18x +7x equal to 224, and solve for x?

cherio12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.118x+14x you have two sides of both

ihatealgebrasomuch
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah, i mean 14, forgot to add that one ;P

ihatealgebrasomuch
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got the right answer! thank you so much!!! XXX
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