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#fanday friday: IFF ½ of 8 = 5 and the same proportion holds, what is the value of 1/5 of 24?

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  1. KingGeorge
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    I'm gonna say.... 6.

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    If \(8/2=5\), then \(8/5=2\). Since 24=8*3, \(24/5=3*2=6\).

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  3. sasogeek
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    okay so that was very fast and you're right lol :) but I'm ur fan already so.... :P but cool xD

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    Is this basically it? |dw:1370038364593:dw|

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  5. KingGeorge
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    That looks like another way to do it.

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  6. sasogeek
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    ddcamp, where did ur 24/4 come from?

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    ohh, got it :)

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    smart way to think about it, love that! i appreciate that math is not a one way thing :) didn't even know that way of solving it existed, cool :)

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