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28 August, 15:30

Length and width of a field are in the ratio 5:3. If the width of the field is 42cm, what is its length?

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  1. 28 August, 16:24
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    The length of the field is 70 cm.

    First, divide the width of the field by width of the field's ratio.

    42 : 3 = 14

    Then, multiply the answer by the length of the field's ratio.

    14 x 5 = 70
  2. 28 August, 17:12
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    5:3

    ?:42

    42/3 = 14, 14*5 = 70cm
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