Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 29

Answer

$\frac{4}{1}$

Work Step by Step

5 gallons to 5 quarts. (5 gallons)/(5 quarts) Now let’s first convert gallon into quart. As 1 gallon is 4 quarts. Multiply numerator by 4. (5 gallons)/(5 quarts)×(4 quarts)/(1 gallon)= 20/5= (20 ÷ 5)/(5 ÷5)= $\frac{4}{1}$ Ratio in its lowest term is $\frac{4}{1}$.
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