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Team A and team B are raising money for a charity event. The ratio of money collected by team A to money collected by team B is 5 : 6. The ratio of the number of students on team A to the number of students on team B is 2 : 3. What is the ratio of money collected per student on team A to money collected per student on team B?

(A) 4 : 5
(B) 5 : 4
(C) 5 : 6
(D) 5 : 9
(E) 9 : 5

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Team A and team B are raising money for a charity event. The ratio of money collected by team A to money collected by team B is 5 : 6. The ratio of the number of students on team A to the number of students on team B is 2 : 3. What is the ratio of money collected per student on team A to money collected per student on team B?

(A) 4 : 5
(B) 5 : 4
(C) 5 : 6
(D) 5 : 9
(E) 9 : 5


Ratio of money collected per student on team A to money collected per student on team B=\(\frac{\frac{5}{6}}{2/3}\)=\(\frac{5}{6}*\frac{3}{2}\)=\(\frac{5}{4}\)

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New post 27 Oct 2018, 11:44
Why isn't it 2/5 divided by 3/6?

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