Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 24

Answer

$\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

8 ft to 4 yd (8 ft)/(4 yd) Now let’s first convert yd into ft. As 1 yd is 3 ft. Multiply denominator by 3. (8 ft)/(4 yd)×(1 yd)/(3 ft)= 8/12= (8 ÷4)/(12 ÷4)= 2/3 Ratio in its lowest term is $\frac{2}{3}$
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