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The width of a standard newspaper column is 2.625 in. and the length of a standard column is 19.5 in. Express the ratio of the two measurements as a ratio of whole numbers. The answer is 7/52 but I cannot for the life of me figure out how.

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    2.625:19.5
    =2625:19500 divide by 25
    =105:780 divide by 5
    =21:156 divide by 3
    =7:52

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