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# In the figure above, the ratio of x to y is 3 to 2. What is the value

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03 Aug 2019, 23:19
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In the figure above, the ratio of x to y is 3 to 2. What is the value of y?

(A) 108
(B) 72
(C) 36
(D) 3
(E) 2

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03 Aug 2019, 23:55
Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, the ratio of x to y is 3 to 2. What is the value of y?

(A) 108
(B) 72
(C) 36
(D) 3
(E) 2

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x + y = 180

Now we have to find out the value of y by using ratio.

Sum of the ratio : 3 + 2 = 5

180 / 5 * 2 =72.

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04 Aug 2019, 09:10
Total Angle of the line would be 180 degrees.

x/y = 3/2,

y = 180/5 * 2 = 72... (B)
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