sandy wrote:

If \(\frac{a}{b}=\frac{11}{6}\) and \(\frac{b}{c}=\frac{4}{3}\), then what is the ratio of a to c ?

Drill 2

Question: 10

Page: 342

Notice that

(a/b)(b/c) = a/cGiven:

a/b = 11/6 and

b/c = 4/3So,

(a/b)(b/c) =

(11/6)(4/3)= 44/18

= a/c

So, the ratio a to c = 44 to 18

On the GRE, you would be asked to express the ratio as a FRACTION.

So, we could just enter 44/18

IMPORTANT: When entering fractions on numeric entry questions, we aren't required to simplify the fraction.

So, 44/18, 22/9 and even 440/180 are all considered correct responses.

Cheers,

Brent

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