Ratios usually compare two numbers. For example 3:4, 3 to 4, and 3/4 are ratios. When you need to solve ratios or ratio problems, all you need to do is cross multiply and compare.
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1. When you first begin studying ratios, you will encounter equivalent ratio problems. The word equivalent means equal value. You have probably come across this term when you learned
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£180 prize money needs to be split 3 ways, into 1st, 2nd & 3rd place, in the ratio of 5:3:1. how much does 1st, 2nd & 3rd place get? 1) 5+3+1= 9. 2) £180/9= £
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When A/B = X/Y then AY=BX is the correct formula for solving similarity
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