Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
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Chapter 7 - Similarity - 7-1 Ratios and Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 31

Answer

$\frac{7}{4}$; Third Property of Proportions

Work Step by Step

The Third Property of Proportions states $\frac{a}{b}$=$\frac{c}{d}$ is equivalent to $\frac{a+b}{b}$=$\frac{c+d}{d}$ You are given $\frac{a}{b}$=$\frac{3}{4}$ Therefore $\frac{a+b}{b}$=$\frac{3+4}{4}$ or $\frac{a+b}{b}$ = $\frac{7}{4}$
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