Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Test - Page 375: 1


Ans: $\frac{4}{5}$ The ratio of "16 fish to 20" fish can be written as $\frac{4}{5}$ in lowest terms

Work Step by Step

16 Fish to 20 Fish. First Write the ratio and divide the common units: So, $\frac{16 Fish}{20 Fish} = \frac{16}{20}$ Now find the lowest term $\frac{16}{20} $ = $\frac{16\div4}{20\div4}$ = $\frac{4}{5}$
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