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Question posted by Logamathi from Singapore:

The ratio of A:B is 5:3. The ratio of B:C is 3:4 . What's the ratio of A:C ?


Answer:

Step 1: Draw 5 equal boxes to represent A and 3 equal boxes to represent B.


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Step 2: Draw 4 equal boxes to represent C.


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From the model, we can see that the ratio of A:C is 5:4.