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: 37



Work Step by Step

To determine whether $\frac{2.3}{8.05} = \frac{0.25}{0.9}$ is true, determine whether the cross products are equal. $2.3\times0.9 = 8.05\times0.25$ $2.07 = $2.0125 The cross products are NOT equal so the proportion is false.
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