Mathematics
Grade9
Easy

Question

If fraction numerator x over denominator 18 end fraction equals fraction numerator y over denominator 24 end fraction, then fraction numerator x over denominator y end fraction equals ?

  1. fraction numerator 18 over denominator 24 end fraction    
  2. fraction numerator 24 over denominator 12 end fraction    
  3. fraction numerator 1 over denominator 2 end fraction    
  4. fraction numerator 3 over denominator 2 end fraction    

Hint:

If you interchange the means of a proportion, then you form another true proportion.
If fraction numerator a over denominator b end fraction equals fraction numerator c over denominator d end fraction text , end text then fraction numerator a over denominator c end fraction equals fraction numerator b over denominator d end fraction

The correct answer is: fraction numerator 18 over denominator 24 end fraction


    If you interchange the means of a proportion, then you form another true proportion.
    If fraction numerator a over denominator b end fraction equals fraction numerator c over denominator d end fraction text , end text then fraction numerator a over denominator c end fraction equals fraction numerator b over denominator d end fraction
    Given If fraction numerator x over denominator 18 end fraction equals fraction numerator y over denominator 24 end fraction, then x over y space equals space 18 over 24 space
    Therefore, fraction numerator 18 over denominator 24 end fraction is the correct option.

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