Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.1 Ratios - 5.1 Exercises - Page 338: 51

Answer

The ratio is 1:1. The painting can have any other measurement of length and maintain the same ratio.

Work Step by Step

Comparing both values $2 \frac{7}{12} $ to $2 \frac{7}{12} $ we easily see that the length of the longest and shortest side is the same, which is an one-to-one ratio 1:1. The painting can have any other measurement of length and maintain the same ratio. As example: 1 feet = 12 inches. We compute with the converter by multiplying $2 \frac{7}{12} \cdot 12 = 30.96$inches. As example: 1 feet = 0.3 meters We compute with the converter by multiplying $2 \frac{7}{12} \cdot 0.3 = 0.775$meters.
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