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If there are 7 whole bananas, 14 whole strawberries, and no

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If there are 7 whole bananas, 14 whole strawberries, and no other fruit in a basket, what is the ratio of strawberries to the total pieces of fruit in the basket?
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\(\frac{2}{3}\)

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7 bananas.
14 strawberries.

Total is 21 fruits.

The ratio of strawberries to the TOTAL number of fruits is being asked for (not the ratio of strawberries to bananas).

That's 14:21, or 2:3 in simplified form.
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ASIDE: If a Numeric Entry question asks you to enter a FRACTION, you are not obligated to simplify the fraction.
So, other acceptable answers include: 14/21, 140/210, 28/42, etc

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GreenlightTestPrep wrote:
ASIDE: If a Numeric Entry question asks you to enter a FRACTION, you are not obligated to simplify the fraction.
So, other acceptable answers include: 14/21, 140/210, 28/42, etc

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How extensive is this rule? What if I entered 1/1.5? Would this be correct? I wouldn't do this here, but maybe in a problem where I end up with an answer like this and want to save time it could make sense.
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Re: If there are 7 whole bananas, 14 whole strawberries, and no [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2020, 15:10
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How extensive is this rule? What if I entered 1/1.5? Would this be correct? I wouldn't do this here, but maybe in a problem where I end up with an answer like this and want to save time it could make sense.


Great question!
The numerator and denominator must be integers.
So, 1/1.5 wouldn't work
That said, if you take 1/1.5 and multiply numerator and denominator by 2, you get the equivalent fraction 2/3

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