3.1 ratios

# 3.1 ratios - 3.1 Ratios RATIO RATIO Comparison of 2 or more...

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3.1 Ratios

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RATIO FOR MORE THAN 2 QUANTITIES Last month sales of product A were \$500, B \$750 and C \$1,000. Ratio of sales of product A to product B to product C COLON RATIO: Comparison of 2 or more quantities FOR 2 QUANTITIES Last month sales of product A were \$500 and product B \$750. Ratio of sales of product A to product B 750 500 0.67 66.67% 750 : 500 FRACTION DECIMAL PERCENT COLON TERM S
REDUCING RATIOS TO LOWEST TERMS All Integers: Divide every term by greatest common factor 50 : 75 2 : 3 Decimals: Move decimal point the same # of places in every term 1.5 : 2.75 : 3 150 : 275 : 300 6 : 11 : 12 Fractions: Cross multiply (reduce after if necessary) 5 x 3 : 2 x 6 15 : 12 5 : 4 (Divide each term by 25) (Cross Multiply) (Divide each term by 3) (Move each term 2 decimal places) 3 2 : 6 5 (Divide each term by 25)

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Which of the following is a RATIO: 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% A. 3:2 B. 3/2 C. 1.50 D. 150% E. All of the above
Reduce the following ratio to lowest terms: 144 : 84 25% 25% 25% 25% A. 24 : 14 B. 12 : 7 C. 72 : 42 D. 288 : 168

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## This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course MATH 1175 taught by Professor Jenny during the Spring '10 term at Fanshawe.

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3.1 ratios - 3.1 Ratios RATIO RATIO Comparison of 2 or more...

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