Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.3 Proportions - 5.3 Exercises - Page 351: 32



Work Step by Step

$\frac{16}{13}=\frac{2}{1\frac{5}{8}}=\frac{2}{\frac{13}{8}}$ Cross products: $16\times\frac{13}{8}=2\times13$ $\frac{208}{8}=26=26$ Therefore, the proportion is true.
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