Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 11

Answer

$\frac{8}{5}$.

Work Step by Step

80 miles to 50 miles $\frac{80 miles}{50 miles}$ now as both numerator and denominator has same unit it can be divided out. $\frac{80}{50}$ Now divide both numerator and denominator by 10. $\frac{80 ÷ 10}{50 ÷ 10}$ it can be written as a fraction in the lowest term as $\frac{8}{5}$.
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