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BB  Solve the proportion 56 = c12 using the cross product property.
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BB  A hare says to a tortoise " I can cover ten times the distance that you can travel in the same amount of time ". The tortoise proudly replies " I can cover one mile in just 3 hours ". How far can the hare go in one hour?  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the proportion 3c = c-25 using the cross product property.  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the equation.
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BB  Jimmy bought 3 pizzas for $2.5. How much does he pay to buy 6 pizzas? Use proportions to find the amount.
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BB  One kilometer (km) is equal to 0.62 miles approximately. The flying distance between City-A and City-B is about 2046 miles. What is this distance in kilometers?
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BB  The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is 22 : 7. If the diameter of the circle is 315 ft, then what is the circumference of the circle?  BB View Solution
BB  Weight of Mrs.Rose is 120 lb. What would be her weight on Mars if she happens to go there? (Hint: 100 lb on Earth is equivalent to 38 lb on Mars)
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BB  A mother wants to distribute candies to her two sons according to the ratio of their ages. The younger son is 5 years old and the elder one is 9 years old. If the younger son receives 20 candies, then how many candies will the elder son receive?  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the proportion 56 = 25x using the reciprocal property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 32 = 36x by using the reciprocal property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 56 = 20c using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion c6 = 43 using the cross product property.
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BB  Charles won 13 out of 25 matches he played last year. Find the ratio of number of wins to number of losses.  BB View Solution
BB  Chris is 12 years old and Brian is 9 years old. Find the ratio of Chris's age to Brian's age.  BB View Solution
BB  In a school of 546 students, 312 students are boys and the remaining students are girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls?  BB View Solution
BB  Solve 6y = 187 using the reciprocal property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 2b = 122 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 3x = x+14 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion x12 = x + 56 using the cross product property.  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the proportion 4x = 5(x-1) using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 4a = (a-12)16 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 34 = 9c using the cross product property.
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BB  Paul bought 4 pizzas for $3.5. How much does he pay to buy 8 pizzas? Use proportions to find the amount.
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BB  What are the means of the proportion 126 = 105?
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BB  Frank won 12 out of 23 matches he played last year. Find the ratio of number of wins to number of losses.  BB View Solution
BB  The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is 22 : 7. If the diameter of the circle is 210 cm, then what is the circumference of the circle?  BB View Solution
BB  Charlie is 20 years old and Gary is 15 years old. Find the ratio of Charlie's age to Gary's age.  BB View Solution
BB  In a school of 540 students, 315 students are boys and the remaining students are girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls?  BB View Solution
BB  Use the table to find the ratio of the sales from merchant wholesalers to that of retail stores in the year 1995.
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BB  A hare says to a tortoise " I can cover ten times the distance that you can travel in the same amount of time ". The tortoise proudly replies " I can cover one mile in just 2 hours ". How far can the hare go in one hour?  BB View Solution
BB  What are the extremes of the proportion 1518 = 56?  BB View Solution
BB  An equation which states two ratios are equal is a _________.
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BB  Solve the proportion 45 = 16x using the reciprocal property.
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BB  Solve the proportion c4 = 32 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 34 = c12 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 5c = c-49 using the cross product property.  BB View Solution
BB  One kilometer (km) is equal to 0.62 miles approximately. The flying distance between City-A and City-B is about 1550 miles. What is this distance in kilometers?
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BB  If the ratios are written in the form of ab = cd, then a and d are called the _______ of the proportion.
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BB  When the ratios are written in the form of ab = cd, then b and c are called the ______ of the proportion.  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the proportion 43 = 68x by using the reciprocal property.
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BB  Solve 8y = 165 using the reciprocal property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 3b = 122 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 2x = x+13 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion x10 = x + 45 using the cross product property.  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the equation.
r+76 = r-65  BB
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BB  Weight of Mrs.Rose is 140 lb. What would be her weight on Mars if she happens to go there? (Hint: 100 lb on Earth is equivalent to 38 lb on Mars)
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BB  A mother wants to distribute candies to her two sons according to the ratio of their ages. The younger son is 8 years old and the elder one is 12 years old. If the younger son receives 32 candies, then how many candies will the elder son receive?  BB View Solution
BB  Solve the proportion 2x = 3(x-1) using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the proportion 2a = (a-6)8 using the cross product property.
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BB  Solve the equation n2 - 5n - 3 = n + 32 using the cross product property.
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