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anonymous

  • one year ago

write the ratio in the lowest terms in order to decide whether the proportion is TRUE OR FALSE. 100/130=230/270 WRITE WHAT IS THE PROPORTION IN THE LOWEST TERMS(TYPE A FRACTION)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    simplify both the fractions first, do you know how its done? :)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no

  3. chrisdbest
    • one year ago
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    Don't let the 0's fool you.

  4. chrisdbest
    • one year ago
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    100/130 Simplifies to 10/13

  5. chrisdbest
    • one year ago
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    So 230/270 simplifies to?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ^ what he said! :)

  7. chrisdbest
    • one year ago
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    23/27!

  8. chrisdbest
    • one year ago
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    When you input both numbers into your calculator, you will find that 10/30 = 0.77. Also, when you do 23/27 = 0.85!

  9. chrisdbest
    • one year ago
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    0.77 & 0.85 do not match! So the Answer is FALSE!

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