   Chapter 5.1, Problem 3E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Chapter
Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 1 to 4, give the ratios in simplified form. a) 15:24 c) 2 m:150 cm(1 m = 100 cm) b) 2 ft:2 yd (1 yd = 3 ft) d) 2 m:1 lb

To determine

a)

To Find:

The simplified form of the given ratio.

Explanation

Consider, 15 : 24

Express 15 : 24 in the form of fraction.

15:24=1524

Simplify the numerator and denominator by cancelling with common factor

To determine

b)

To Find:

The simplified form of the given ratio.

To determine

c)

To Find:

The simplified form of the given ratio.

To determine

d)

To Find:

The simplified form of the given ratio.

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