Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Rates of Reaction - Review Exercises: 2

Answer

Ratio of blue whale’s length to great white shark’s length = $\frac{4}{1}$

Work Step by Step

We need to find the Ratio of blue whale’s length to great white shark’s length. i.e. $\frac{blue whale’s length}{great white shark’s length}$ = $\frac{80 ft}{20 ft}$ = $\frac{80}{20}$ (As units were same in numerator and denominator) = $\frac{80\div20}{20\div20}$ = $\frac{4}{1}$
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