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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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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?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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ihatealgebrasomuchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you explain in a bit more detail? @cherio12
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cherio12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a 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
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cherio12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
for every 7 units on the one side you have 9 units on the other
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cherio12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
wait...idk if i like that picture either..>.<
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cherio12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1355358572569:dw try three...
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ihatealgebrasomuchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so i would set 18x +7x equal to 224, and solve for x?
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cherio12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
18x+14x you have two sides of both
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ihatealgebrasomuchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yeah, i mean 14, forgot to add that one ;P
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ihatealgebrasomuchBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got the right answer! thank you so much!!! XXX
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