Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

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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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