Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 14

Answer

$\frac{9}{7}$.

Work Step by Step

45 books to 35 books $\frac{45 books}{35 books}$ now as both numerator and denominator has same unit it can be divided out. $\frac{45}{35}$ Now divide both numerator and denominator by 5. $\frac{45 ÷ 5}{35 ÷ 5}$ it can be written as a fraction in the lowest term as $\frac{9}{7}$.
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