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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio

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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio of the number of these squares labeled x or y to the number of these squares labeled v or w?

A. 1:2
B. 2:3
C. 4:3
D. 3:2
E. 2:1

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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio of the number of these squares labeled x or y to the number of these squares labeled v or w?

A. 1:2
B. 2:3
C. 4:3
D. 3:2
E. 2:1

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5 boxes labeled X + 3 boxes labeled Y= 8;
2 boxes labeled V + 2 boxes labeled W = 4;

Ratio = 8:4 = 2:1.

Answer: E.
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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio of the number of these squares labeled x or y to the number of these squares labeled v or w?

A. 1:2
B. 2:3
C. 4:3
D. 3:2
E. 2:1

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Given:
X, X, X, Y, Y, V
V, X, X, Y, W, W

# of X's and Y's = 8
# of V's and W's = 4

(Number of squares with X or Y) : (Number of squares with V or W) = 8 : 4 = 2 : 1

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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio of the number of these squares labeled x or y to the number of these squares labeled v or w?

A. 1:2
B. 2:3
C. 4:3
D. 3:2
E. 2:1

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9ritro.jpg


Total Boxes labelled x or y = 8

Total Boxes labelled v or w = 4

\(Ratio = 8:4 = 2:1\)

Hence, Answer is E
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AbdurRakib wrote:
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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio of the number of these squares labeled x or y to the number of these squares labeled v or w?

A. 1:2
B. 2:3
C. 4:3
D. 3:2
E. 2:1

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Total Boxes = 6*2 = 12
Boxes labeled v or w = 4
Remaining boxes labeled x or y = 8

Ratio = 8:4 = 2:1
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AbdurRakib wrote:
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Each of the 12 squares shown is labeled x,y,v,or w. What is the ratio of the number of these squares labeled x or y to the number of these squares labeled v or w?

A. 1:2
B. 2:3
C. 4:3
D. 3:2
E. 2:1

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9ritro.jpg


Since there are 5 Xs, 3 Ys, 2 Vs, and 2 Ws, the ratio of the number of the squares labeled x or y to the number of the squares labeled v or w is 8 : 4 = 2 : 1.

Answer: E
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