## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 25

#### Answer

$\frac{1}{12}$

#### Work Step by Step

5 Minutes to 1 hour (5 minutes)/(1 hour) Now let’s first convert hour into minutes. As 1 hour is 60 minutes. Multiply denominator by 60. (5 minutes)/(1 hour)×(1 hour)/(60 minutes)= 5/60= (5 ÷ 5)/(60 ÷5)= 1/12 Ratio in its lowest term is $\frac{1}{12}$.

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