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Ratios And Proportions Example 1

Here is an example of how to solve a ratio and proportion problem.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic. Basic steps to follow: 1. First understand that a ratio is a fraction and a proportion is two equal fractions 2. Identify a fraction from the information in the problem; then identify another fraction […]

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Ratios Rates and Proportions

Rates, ratios and proportions go together like a cheeseburger, fries and a coke.  So what’s this bond I speak of with these terms?  First let me start by saying rates and ratios are nothing more than fancy fractions (I’ll explain in a second).  Next a proportion is nothing more that an equation involving two equal […]

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