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    Ratio help needed

    Could someone help me with the ratio of 1,128,729 to 307,006,550. I think its 272:1 , but was told that's not correct.
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    307,006,550 / 1,128,700 = 272.000132...
    307,006,550 / 1,128,701 = 271.999892...
    .......
    307,006,550 / 1,128,729 = 271.993144...
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    Hi patriot51, Your answer was wrong because the question asks for the reciprocal of 272


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