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If the product of 4, 5, and q is equal to the product of 5, p, and 2

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4*5*q = 5*p*2

20q = 10p

\(\frac{p}{q}\) = 2

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If the product of 4, 5, and q is equal to the product of 5, p, and 2, and pq ≠ 0, what is the value of the quotient p/q ?

A. 5/2
B. 2
C. 1/2
D. 2/5
E. 1/10


4*5*q= 5*p*2
p/q = 2
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Bunuel wrote:
If the product of 4, 5, and q is equal to the product of 5, p, and 2, and pq ≠ 0, what is the value of the quotient p/q ?

A. 5/2
B. 2
C. 1/2
D. 2/5
E. 1/10



Hello Bunuel!

what if we put products directly into quotient p/q, and then simplify to get p/q
please explain why this is wrong?

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Re: If the product of 4, 5, and q is equal to the product of 5, p, and 2   [#permalink] 21 Mar 2020, 09:23

If the product of 4, 5, and q is equal to the product of 5, p, and 2

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