Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 23

Answer

$\frac{8}{5}$.

Work Step by Step

4 ft to 30 in (4 ft)/(30 inch) Now let’s first convert feet into inches. As 1 ft is 12 inches. Multiply numerator by 12. (4 ft)/(30 inch)×(12 inch)/(1 ft)= 48/30= (48 ÷6)/(30 ÷6)= 8/5 Ratio in its lowest term is $\frac{8}{5}$.
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