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The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

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Solved by back substitution

2 of the answer choices have a "1" for the second part of the ratio. Only way this is possible is if both parts are multiplied by 3.

Thus 6 : 1

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The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

(A) 6 to 1
(B) 5 to 1
(e) 3 to 2
(D) 2 to 3
(E) 1 to 6

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2:(1/3)

multiply 3 both side -=== 6:1
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Bunuel wrote:
The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

(A) 6 to 1
(B) 5 to 1
(e) 3 to 2
(D) 2 to 3
(E) 1 to 6


When setting up ratios, we can set up a ratio in fraction form. For example, if we were told the ratio of a to b is 1 to 2, we could say: a/b = ½.

Since we are given the ratio of 2 to 1/3, we can write this as:

2/(1/3)

We simplify this complex fraction by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by 3, obtaining:

(2 x 3)/1 = 6/1

Thus, the equivalent ratio is 6 to 1.

Answer: A
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Bunuel wrote:
The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

(A) 6 to 1
(B) 5 to 1
(e) 3 to 2
(D) 2 to 3
(E) 1 to 6

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\(2\) : \(\frac{1}{3}\)

Multiply both sides by 3

\(2*3\) : \(\frac{1}{3}*3\)

=> 6 : 1

Hence answer will be (A)

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The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

\(\frac{2}{(\frac{1}{3})}=2*\frac{3}{1}=\frac{6}{1}\)

Or Ratio of 6 to 1

Hence, Answer is A
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Bunuel wrote:
The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

(A) 6 to 1
(B) 5 to 1
(e) 3 to 2
(D) 2 to 3
(E) 1 to 6


2 to 1/3 = 2 : 1/3
= 2/(1/3)
= 2(3/1)
= 6/1
= 6 : 1
= 6 to 1

Answer: A

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