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We can multiply both by <math>12</math>, getting <math>\dfrac{4-3}{6-4} = \boxed{\dfrac 12}</math>. | We can multiply both by <math>12</math>, getting <math>\dfrac{4-3}{6-4} = \boxed{\dfrac 12}</math>. | ||
− | Alternately, we can directly compute that the numerator is <math>\dfrac 1{12}</math>, the denominator is <math>\dfrac 16</math>, and hence their ratio is <math>\ | + | Alternately, we can directly compute that the numerator is <math>\dfrac 1{12}</math>, the denominator is <math>\dfrac 16</math>, and hence their ratio is <math>\boxed{(C)\frac {1} {2}}</math>. |
== See Also == | == See Also == | ||
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Problem
Which of the following is equal to ?
Solution
Multiplying the numerator and the denominator by the same value does not change the value of the fraction. We can multiply both by , getting .
Alternately, we can directly compute that the numerator is , the denominator is , and hence their ratio is .
See Also
2009 AMC 10B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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