Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 - Ratios and Rates - Exercise Set: 75

Answer

$\frac{11}{15}$ is not the same as the ratio $\frac{15}{11}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{11}{15}$ means that for every 11 of one thing, there is 15 of another thing. $\frac{15}{11}$ means that for every 15 of one thing, there is 11 of another thing. The first statement and the second statement are not equivalent in meaning.
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