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?

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**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.

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

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