## table Samuel said that 16:36 was equivalent to 72:32. What was Samuel’s error? 1) The ratio was not chosen fro

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Samuel said that 16:36 was equivalent to 72:32.

What was Samuel’s error?

1) The ratio was not chosen from the same columns.
2) He did not look at the correct rows.
3) This problem was impossible. 16:36 has no equivalent ratios.
4) The first and second terms for both ratios need to be in the same order.

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21 mins 2021-10-14T03:52:31+00:00 2 Answers 0

1. Answer: the 4th option is correct

Step-by-step explanation:

2. 4) The first and second terms for both ratios need to be in the same order.

Step-by-step explanation:

Given ratio is:

16:36

In order to find any ratio equivalent to given ratio, the ratio can be divided by a number or multiplied to a number.

The equivalent ratio that is given: 72:32

If we multiply the given ratio by 2: We get 32:72

So,

Looking at the options we can conclude that the right answer is

4) The first and second terms for both ratios need to be in the same order.

Keywords: Ratio, Fractions