# Ration 2 basic problem

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• Jan 20th 2011, 12:43 PM
vaironxxrd
Ration 2 basic problem
hello Guys got stuck again on another Ratio problem,

http://s3.postimage.org/1eukf2ax0/Ratio_2.jpg
• Jan 20th 2011, 12:52 PM
dwsmith
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Originally Posted by vaironxxrd
hello Guys got stuck again on another Ratio problem,

http://s3.postimage.org/1eukf2ax0/Ratio_2.jpg

NO = 6

$\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{18}{6}=\frac{12}{x}\Rightarrow 18x=12*6\Rightarrow x = ??$
• Jan 20th 2011, 01:09 PM
vaironxxrd
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Originally Posted by dwsmith
NO = 6

$\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{18}{6}=\frac{12}{x}\Rightarrow 18x=12*6\Rightarrow x = ??$

X=4!
• Jan 20th 2011, 02:06 PM
Archie Meade
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Originally Posted by vaironxxrd
X=4!

Or

$\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{MN}{NO}=\frac{MP}{PQ}\Rightarro w\frac{18}{6}=\frac{12}{PQ}\Rightarrow\ 3=\frac{12}{PQ}$
• Jan 20th 2011, 02:38 PM
vaironxxrd
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Originally Posted by Archie Meade
Or

$\displaystyle \displaystyle\frac{MN}{NO}=\frac{MP}{PQ}\Rightarro w\frac{18}{6}=\frac{12}{PQ}\Rightarrow\ 3=\frac{12}{PQ}$

Why the $\displaystyle \displaystyle\ 3=\frac{12}{PQ}$
• Jan 20th 2011, 02:43 PM
Archie Meade
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Originally Posted by vaironxxrd
Why the

$\displaystyle \displaystyle\ 3=\frac{12}{PQ}$

Why not ?
• Jan 20th 2011, 04:41 PM
vaironxxrd
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Originally Posted by Archie Meade
Why not ?

i JUST CAN'T SEEM TO UNDERSTAND WHERE IT CAME FROM
• Jan 20th 2011, 05:17 PM
dwsmith
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Originally Posted by vaironxxrd
i JUST CAN'T SEEM TO UNDERSTAND WHERE IT CAME FROM

What is 18 divided by 6?