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The ratio [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2016, 09:08
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The ratio \(\frac{1}{3}\) to \(\frac{3}{8}\) of is equal to the ratio of


 A 1 to 8
 B 8 to 1
 C 8 to 3
 D 8 to 9
 E 9 to 8

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Re: The ratio [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2016, 09:11
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\(\frac{1}{3}\) over \(\frac{3}{8}\) is = to \(\frac{8}{9}\)

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Re: The ratio [#permalink] New post 14 Jul 2016, 15:09
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Carcass wrote:
The ratio \(\frac{1}{3}\) to \(\frac{3}{8}\) of is equal to the ratio of


 A 1 to 8
 B 8 to 1
 C 8 to 3
 D 8 to 9
 E 9 to 8


NOTE: the least common multiple of 3 and 8 is 24.

Given: 1/3 to 3/8
Multiply both values by 24 to get: 8 to 9

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Re: The ratio [#permalink] New post 11 Mar 2017, 17:56
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I was able to get the same answer by cross-multiplying. Is this by chance or is that correct.
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Re: The ratio [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2017, 04:41
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