Posted by Angela on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 4:23pm.
The width of a swimming pool is 18.5 ft, and the length is 10.75 ft. Write the ratio of length to width as ratio of whole numbers.
Is the right answer 5/9?

Math  drwls, Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 5:13pm
Close, but no.
Reduce the fraction 1075/1850 to lowest terms. Start by dividing top and bottom by 25.
1075/1850 = 43/74
Since 43 is prime, that is as far as you can go.

Math  lillian, Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 7:52pm
negative 9 times 5 over negative 3
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