If A is one quarter the size of B, then ratio of B to A is? Correct answer is 3:1. I can t see how it is not 4:1. Can someone explain?

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  • 4 months ago

    4 : 1 is the correct answer.

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  • 4 months ago

    A = B/4

    4 = B/A

    The correct answer is 4:1.

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  • John M
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    4 months ago

    3 B's = 75% and 1 A = 25% = 100%

    Ratio = 3 of them and 1 of those....3:1

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    • Mojo4 months agoReport

      As written, it is not saying that B constitutes 75% of the whole, nor is it saying that A makes of 25% of the whole.

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  • It should be 4:1.

    B = 4A

    B:A = 4:1

    • Mojo4 months agoReport

      Thought so.... thanks!

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  • 4 months ago

    u are correct it is 4:1

    • Mojo4 months agoReport

      Thought so.... thanks!

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