find the requested lowest term fraction

the table lists the number of telivisions in stock at a particular store categorized by screen size

svreen size inches

19

25

41

48

number in stock

12

16

12

2

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- Apr 24th 2006, 10:15 PMSandra14One more word problem
find the requested lowest term fraction

the table lists the number of telivisions in stock at a particular store categorized by screen size

svreen size inches

19

25

41

48

number in stock

12

16

12

2 - Apr 25th 2006, 01:37 AMearbothQuote:

Originally Posted by**Sandra14**

I presume that you want to know the fraction of a particular television with respect to the total amount of televisions.

The sum of all TV-sets is 42. Therefore you have to calculate:

$\displaystyle \frac{12}{42}=\frac{2}{7}$

$\displaystyle \frac{16}{42}=\frac{8}{21}$

it's the same result as nr. 1.

$\displaystyle \frac{2}{42}=\frac{1}{21}$

I hope that it was this what you are looking for.

Greetings

EB