Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 12

Answer

$\frac{2}{3}$.

Work Step by Step

300 people to 450 people $\frac{300 people}{450 people}$ now as both numerator and denominator has same unit it can be divided out. $\frac{300}{450}$ Now divide both numerator and denominator by 150. $\frac{300 ÷ 150}{450 ÷ 150}$ it can be written as a fraction in the lowest term as $\frac{2}{3}$.
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