# There are 7 new books and 8 used books on a shelf. (a) What is the ratio of all books to used books? (b) What is the ratio of new books to all books?

The ratio of all books to used books 15:8

The ratio of new books to all books 7:15

What is ratio?

A ratio indicates how many times one number contains another.

Given:

New books =7

used books= 8

total books =8+7=15 books

a) ratio of all books to used books,

= total books: used books

= 15:8

b) ratio of new books to all books,

= new books: all books

=7:15

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(a) 15:8

(b) 7:15

Step-by-step explanation:

a: All the books together is 15. The ratio of all books(15) to used books(8) is therefore 15:8

b: As I said above, all the books together is 15. So the ratio of the new books(7) to all books(15) is 7:15

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X miles per hour means that  x miles / 60 minutes
If they traveled 54 miles / 72 minutes, so:
72 minutes - 60 minutes = 12 minutes

60 minutes = 1
12 minutes = 0,2
1 + 0,2 = 1,2 hour
V = s/t
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s - linear distance traveled
t - time, so...
we must divide 54 miles by 1,2 hour =
Now, as we all know...
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Step-by-step explanation:

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Step-by-step explanation: