Is saying that 31,317people/45,678people is the same as 41people/50people?
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Originally Posted by vaironxxrd Is saying that 31,317people/45,678people is the same as 41people/50people? That's wrong: $\displaystyle \displaystyle{\frac{31317}{45678} = \frac{3 \cdot 11 \cdot 13 \cdot 73}{2 \cdot 3 \cdot 23 \cdot 331}}$
Originally Posted by earboth That's wrong: $\displaystyle \displaystyle{\frac{31317}{45678} = \frac{3 \cdot 11 \cdot 13 \cdot 73}{2 \cdot 3 \cdot 23 \cdot 331}}$ Sorry for that earboth I posted the wrong ration here it is 37,317/45,678 = 102/125 ? What I'm trying to do is scale down the ration of people to show the difference between these numbers
Just do the divisions (got a calculator?): 37317 / 45678 = .816957... 102 / 125 = .816 Now decide if close enough to suit your purpose! 37332 / 45750 = 102 / 125 is precise.
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