I was given this problem without any example/instruction, I'm 99% sure I have the correct way to solve plus the correct answer, but I'd just like someone to confirm:

If 2x to 5y is 3:4, what is x:y

I answer 15:8

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- May 25th 2008, 05:30 PMChizumalgebraic ratio
I was given this problem without any example/instruction, I'm 99% sure I have the correct way to solve plus the correct answer, but I'd just like someone to confirm:

If 2x to 5y is 3:4, what is x:y

I answer 15:8 - May 25th 2008, 05:41 PMicemanfan
- May 30th 2008, 10:59 AMChizum
Are there any shortcuts/easy ways to solve this? (besides just plugging in)