Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Vocabulary Check: 10

Answer

Proportion

Work Step by Step

When two ratios are equal, for example $\frac{x}{2} = \frac{7}{16}$, the ratios are $\underline{in \space proportion}$ to each other. $\frac{x}{2} = \frac{7}{16}$ is to be read as “x is to two as seven is to sixteen”.
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