Posted by **Cassidy** on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 6:22pm.

Melinda bought two new rugs for her bathroom. The bigger one is 12 inches tall and 20 inches wide, the smaller one is 6 inches tall and 14 inches wide.

Which of the following statements is true?

A.The rugs are not proportional because 20 x 12 does not equal 14 x 6.

B.The rugs are not proportional because 20 x 6 does not equal 12 x 14.

C.The rugs are proportional because 20-14 = 12-6.

D.The rugs are porportional because 20+6 = 12+14.

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 6:30pm
12/20 = 6/14

6/10 does not = 2/7

Which do you think the answer is?

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**Cassidy**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 7:18pm
The answer is A???

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 7:24pm
Right. The answer is A.

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**Cassidy**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 7:26pm
Thank you Ms.Sue, you are the best!

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 7:29pm
You're welcome, Cassidy. :-)

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