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In an American sign language(ASL) class of 24 students ,5 are hearing impaired. what is the ratio of hearing impaired students to the total number of students
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In an American sign language(ASL) class of 24 students ,5 are hearing impaired. what is the ratio of hearing impaired students to the total number of students
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you know how ratios work?
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Looks like they are taking the site down soon for maintenance. Here is a reference: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/ratio.htm http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/ratio.html or two.
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amber15 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay thank you
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For a simple ratio, it is a lot like a fraction. When there are more than two things, it gets more complex than that.
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That part, "hearing impaired students to the total number of students" determines the order of the ratio.
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A to B means A on top, B on the bottom.
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Norally I'd take time, go over it nice and slow, make sure you got all the points. But that might take more than the 20 min we have, so there is the short version and some references! I hope it is enough.
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amber15 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it's okay i hope i figure it out
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, both the references have clear examples. They should do a pretty good job of making this clear to you.
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amber15 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it wouldnt be 4/25 would it
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It would.
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Or, 5/24. Hehe. Transposed some numbers!
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yah, now, if the numbers can reduce, like in a fraction, that is allowed. So 3/12 is 1/4.
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amber15 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it dont want me simplify
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If it was complec, it woulld be things like, "In a bag of marbles there are six red, three green, and 1 blue. What is their ratio?" 6:3:1
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yah, with 5/24, there is nothing to simplify. 5 is prime and 24 is not a multiple of 5.
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amber15 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so my answer would be right i hope 5/24
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
5/24 is right. Sometimes they want it written 5:24, but both are right. If they did not specify, 5/24 is more common.
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amber15 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
they want it in fraction
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then that is 100% right!
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
np. have fun!
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