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    Math trivia: Ratios

    hello,, i forgot how to do this

    n: p: d

    n=2 p=4 so n : p 2:4

    while p=4 d=6 so p : d 4:6

    what is the ratio of n:d??
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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroflix View Post
    hello,, i forgot how to do this

    n: p: d

    n=2 p=4 so n : p 2:4

    while p=4 d=6 so p : d 4:6

    what is the ratio of n:d??
    recall that you can think of ratios as division. x:y \equiv \frac xy.

    Now, note that \frac nd = \frac np \cdot \frac pd

    see what do do now?
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    i dont stilol get it? thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroflix View Post
    i dont stilol get it? thanks
    i gave you an equation. rewrite them as ratios (with the ":") and see what you get
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    oh, its hard
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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroflix View Post
    oh, its hard
    try

    post what you get
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