Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises: 45

Answer

$\frac{38}{17}$

Work Step by Step

Length of the longest side to the length of the shortest side As per Values given 9$\frac{1}{2}$ in to 4$\frac{1}{4}$ in (9$\frac{1}{2}$ in)/(4$\frac{1}{4}$ in) = (9$\frac{1}{2}$)/(4$\frac{1}{4}$)= (19/2)/(17/4)=$\frac{19}{2}$× $\frac{4}{17}$= $\frac{38}{17}$
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