Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 7 - Similarity - 7-1 Ratios and Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 9

Answer

$\frac{14}{5}$ or 14:5

Work Step by Step

Convert both lengths to inches: Length of tennis racket: 2 ft 4 in = 28 inches Length of a table tennis paddle: 10 inches This gives you the proportion $\frac{28}{10}$ or 28:10 Reduce the fraction by dividing the top and bottom by 2, which equals $\frac{14}{5}$ or 14:5
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