Posted by Rick on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 8:43pm.
Two similar rectangular gardens have a ratio of 2:3. If one side of the larger garden is 18 feet, how long is the corresponding side of the smaller garden?

math  Reiny, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 8:56pm
18:x = 2:3
18/x = 2/3
2x = 54
x=27
notice 18:27 = 2:3