PRE-ALGEBRA HELP WITH RATIOS

Algebra
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Quantities P and Q are always of the same ratio. If P is 5 when Q is 2, what is the value of P when Q is 5?

Jul 1st, 2015

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P and Q are of same ratio.

Therefore,P/Q=k

when P=5 , Q=2

5/2=k

k=2.5

when Q =5     P=?

P/Q=2.5

P=5*2.5

  =12.5

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Jul 1st, 2015

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