hello~...i'm trying to figure out what this is exactly...

hummingxbirdjc

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the problem is...

1/4 : 1/2 :: 1/8 : x

it says here the answer is 1/4

but i don't know how to solve this :(

please help anyone? what is this even called?...

i really appreciate it to anyone who can give me any kind of feedback

thank you!!
 

Denis

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Re: hello~...i'm trying to figure out what this is exactly..

hummingxbirdjc said:
the problem is...
1/4 : 1/2 :: 1/8 : x
it says here the answer is 1/4
but i don't know how to solve this :(
please help anyone? what is this even called?...
i really appreciate it to anyone who can give me any kind of feedback
thank you!!
if a : x :: b : y, then ay = bx

So really could be written:
(1/4) / (1/2) = (1/8) / x
 

hummingxbirdjc

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^_^

okay thank you so much!
 
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