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Two classmates are preparing research papers and are organizing their information on index cards.

Keiko is using 3 in. x 5 in. cards. William is using 4 in. x 6 ...

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Two classmates are preparing research papers and are organizing their information on index cards.

Keiko is using 3 in.
x 5 in.
cards.
William is using 4 in.
x 6 in.
cards.
A. Set up a proportion to determine if the students are using index cards that are similar.
Are they similar?
B. A third student, Joel, is writing his information on paper that measures 12 in.
x 8 in.
Is this similar to either Keiko's or William's cards?
Show your setup and work to support your answer.

Answer

so proprtion A. keiko=3:5 will=4:6 make as fractions 3/5 and 4/6 simplify 3/5=3/5 4/6=2/3 3/5 not equal to 2/3, so NOT similar B. Joel=12:8 conver to fractions 12/8=6/4=3/2 this is similar to 2/3 since the cards can be flipped to be similar Joel's card is similar to will's card

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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