Question

Increase 60 by the following ratios: a) 2:3, b) 5:6, c) 7:12, d) 3:5, e) 1:4, f) 13:15.

Solution

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1 of 2Write the given ratio as a fraction and multiply by 60:

$\textbf{a)}$

$\dfrac{2}{3} \times 60 = 2 \times 20 = \boxed{\color{#c34632}{40}}$

$\textbf{b)}$

$\dfrac{5}{6} \times 60 = 5 \times 10 = \boxed{\color{#c34632}{50}}$

$\textbf{c)}$

$\dfrac{7}{12} \times 60 = 7 \times 5 = \boxed{\color{#c34632}{35}}$

$\textbf{d)}$

$\dfrac{3}{5} \times 60 = 3 \times 12 = \boxed{\color{#c34632}{36}}$

$\textbf{e)}$

$\dfrac{1}{4} \times 60 = 1 \times 15 = \boxed{\color{#c34632}{15}}$

$\textbf{f)}$

$\dfrac{13}{15} \times 60 = 13 \times 4 = \boxed{\color{#c34632}{52}}$

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