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suppose that A=D+E and that D/A= 0.35 solve for A/E.

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    substitute in what you can from the info you are given

    in this case change 'A' to 'D+E'
    this gives us D/D+E =0.35 & D+E/E

    see if you can take it from here

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    sorry I still don't understand

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    or in

    A=D+E , divide each term by A

    A/A = D/A + E/A
    1 = .35 + E/A
    .65 = E/A
    E/A = 65/100 = 13/20
    Then A/E = 20/13

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    ok so this would = 1.54

    just too see if i got it suppose A=D=E D/A=0.75 would D/E= .25

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