Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.3 Proportions - 5.3 Exercises - Page 351: 29

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

$\frac{18}{16}=\frac{2.8}{2.5}$ Cross products: $18\times2.5=2.8\times16$ $45\ne44.8$ Therefore, the proportion is false.
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