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anonymous
 4 years ago
how to simplify proportions and ratios
anonymous
 4 years ago
how to simplify proportions and ratios

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 25 to 15 would that be 5 to 3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks... what about 7 over 14x

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just think about normally trying to break down fractions.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We can also plug in for x.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{7}{14 * 2}\]

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, correct. Now what is \[\frac{7}{14 * 2}\]

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then solve \[\frac{1}{2 * 2}\]

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just remember if it's a bigger # on the bottom, then the bigger number stays.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1also remembe you can plug in any number to solve. As we see by plugging in 2 we get the same answer both ways.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1remember also that simplifying techniques are the same all over, just need to know the situations. Ratios, as above can be tricky if you dont' think about it.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would I solve 4xy over 0.25x

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you making this one up?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no it is one of my questions for work.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I guess we woudl just cancel out.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{4xy}{0.25x}\] \[\frac{4y}{0.25}\]

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1always important to see what is in both denom and numerator. Cancelling is HUGE later on in math.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now how many times does 0.25 go into 4?

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1....... count it out. what's .25 x 2?

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yup, nowhow much is 4?

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or now that you know 0.5 you could do 0.5 x # = 4? then double it.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay.... 0.25 x 2 = 0.50 0.25 x # = 4???? (0.25 x 2 = 0.50) x # = 4??

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how many times does 0.25 go into 4....

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1:) so our final answer is???
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