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Re: PS -Toughnut from OG [#permalink]
21 Oct 2005, 00:54

njss750 wrote:

x/y =2/3, then (x-y)/x? -1/2, -1/3, 1/3, 1/2, 5/2

Since this was in the last few probs of OG, thot that x/y could also be interpreted as x=-2 and y=-3 and therefore x/y can be equal to 2/3. OG proved me wrong, but is this a theoretical possibility?

we have this law of fraction:
a/b=c/d= (a-c)/(b-d)

Re: PS -Toughnut from OG [#permalink]
17 Sep 2013, 18:02

laxieqv wrote:

njss750 wrote:

x/y =2/3, then (x-y)/x? -1/2, -1/3, 1/3, 1/2, 5/2

Since this was in the last few probs of OG, thot that x/y could also be interpreted as x=-2 and y=-3 and therefore x/y can be equal to 2/3. OG proved me wrong, but is this a theoretical possibility?

we have this law of fraction: a/b=c/d= (a-c)/(b-d)