## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises - Page 336: 30

#### Answer

$\frac{1}{2}$.

#### Work Step by Step

3 cups to 3 pints. (3 cups)/(3 pints) Now let’s first convert pint into cup. As 1 pint is 2 cups. Multiply denominator by 2. (3 cups)/(3 pints)×(1 pint)/(2 cups)= 3/6= (3 ÷ 3)/(6 ÷ 3)= $\frac{1}{2}$. Ratio in its lowest term is $\frac{1}{2}$.

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