Mathematics

Question

Which numbers are the extremes of the proportion shown below?

Which numbers are the extremes of the proportion shown below?

2 Answer

  • B: 3 and 8

    If a/b = c/d, the extremes are "a" and "d". The means would then be "b" and "c".
  • The numbers that are the extremes of given proportion [tex]\frac{3}{4} = \frac{6}{8}[/tex] are 3 and 8.

    The correct answer is an option (B)

    What are extremes of proportion?

    • "These are the first and fourth terms."
    • "For the proportion [tex]\frac{a}{b} =\frac{c}{d}[/tex], terms a and d are extremes."

    For given question,

    We have been given a proportion.

    [tex]\frac{3}{4} = \frac{6}{8}[/tex]

    The first term of above proportion is 3.

    The last term of given proportion is 8.

    Therefore, the numbers that are the extremes of given proportion [tex]\frac{3}{4} = \frac{6}{8}[/tex] are 3 and 8.

    The correct answer is an option (B)

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