Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 13

Answer

$\frac{3}{8}$.

Work Step by Step

6 hours to 16 hours $\frac{6 hours}{16 hours}$ now as both numerator and denominator has same unit it can be divided out. $\frac{6}{16}$ Now divide both numerator and denominator by 2. $\frac{6 ÷ 2}{16 ÷ 2}$ it can be written as a fraction in the lowest term as $\frac{3}{8}$.
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