Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Review Exercises: 16

Answer

12/5 (children/families)

Work Step by Step

1. 96 children in 40 families 2. 96/40 (children in families) 3. Either divide both numbers by 2 until neither number can be divided by 2 or take basic factors. 4. 96/2 = 48 40/2 = 20 : 48/2 = 24 20/2 = 10 : 24/2 = 12 10/2 = 5 5. Conclude 12/5 (children/families)
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