Ratio problem! :)

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tim and shula bought a car for £5000.

tim paid £3500 and shula paid £1500.

write the ratio 3500 : 1500 as simply as possible.

Posted Sun 22nd May, 2011 @ 21:41 by stephrance

2 Answers

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divide both sides by 100

35:15

divide them by 5

7:3

:)

you need to find out what they can both be divided by, 2,3,4,5,6...

hope i helped :)

Answered Sun 22nd May, 2011 @ 21:44 by Beth C
Edited by Beth C on Sun 22nd May, 2011 @ 21:46
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thanks for the help :)

Answered Sun 22nd May, 2011 @ 22:01 by stephrance