## Arithmetic Reasoning Ratios Flash Card Set 215746

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###### Proportions

A proportion is a statement that two ratios are equal: a:b = c:d, $${a \over b} = {c \over d}$$. To solve proportions with a variable term, cross-multiply: $${a \over 8} = {3 \over 6}$$, 6a = 24, a = 4.

##### proportion

A __________ is a statement that two ratios are equal.