# math 115 5-7

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Write the proportion 5 is to 8 as 15 is to 24
5/8 = 15/24 correct?

• math 115 5-7 -

correct.

In the olden days, it was written
5:8::15:24

You still see it that way often enough
The above equation reads..
five is to eight as 15 is to 24.

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