OpenStudy (anonymous):

Hey I want you guys to show me how to do this right I already get it wrong Write the ratio as a fraction in simplest form. 28:48 (1 point)

5 years ago
Directrix (directrix):

Would you post the work you did that gave a wrong answer? That will help me help you to see the error. Thanks.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

um yeah no problem this is what I thought you have divide 28 by 48=1 b). your answer is 1 ******

5 years ago
Directrix (directrix):

28 divided by 28 = 1. 48 divided by 48 = 1. So, 28 divided by 48 has to be less than 1. -------------- What is one factor (number) common to both 28 and 48?

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

2

5 years ago
Directrix (directrix):

So, 28/48 = 14/24. Now, what number divides both 14 and 24? We're not finished. |dw:1359431099643:dw|

5 years ago