Q: Divide £6705 in the ratio √2: √8

Its the sqaure root of 2 and 8 I dont get.

Thanks in advance.

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- Jan 20th 2009, 04:45 AMisuckatmathsratios with a twist
Q: Divide £6705 in the ratio √2: √8

Its the sqaure root of 2 and 8 I dont get.

Thanks in advance. - Jan 20th 2009, 04:57 AMAlvinCY

So the ratio can be re-expressed:

So we need to £6705 into 3 portions...

£6705 into 3 is £2235 in each portion

So dividing £6705 into a ratio of 1:2 would mean:

£2235:£4470 - Jan 20th 2009, 04:57 AMsumit2009
- Jan 20th 2009, 05:22 AMisuckatmaths
Thanks alot, that makes sense