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06302014  #1 
Join Date: Jun 2014
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Problem on ratios
Help me to solve my algebra 2 homework on Ratios
In a college seats for Maths, Physics and Biology are in the ratio of 8: 7: 6. Now the seats are increased by 25%, 40% and 65%. So what will be the ration of new increased seats? Thanks 
07102014  #2  
Join Date: Dec 2008
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Quote:
7 +40% = 7 + .4(7) = 7 + 2.8 = 9.8 6 +65% = 6 + .65(6) = 6 + .9 = 6.9 10 : 9.8 : 6.9 

07132014  #3  
Join Date: Aug 2013
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(m): 8 * (1 + 25/100) = 8 * (1 + 0,25) = 8 * 1,25 = 10
(p): 7 * 1,4 = 9,8 (b): 6 * 1,65 = 9,9 8 : 7 : 6 ==> 10 : 9,8 : 9,9 

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