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Find the Third Proportional to 2 2/3 and 4 - Mathematics

Sum

Find the third proportional to `2 2/3 and 4`

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Solution

Let the third proportional to `2 2/3` and 4 be x

=> `2 2/3` , 4, x are in continued proportion.

`=> 2 2/3 : 4 = 4 : x`

`=> (8/3)/4 = 4/x`

`=> x = 16 x 3/8 = 6`

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Selina Concise Maths Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 7 Ratio and Proportion (Including Properties and Uses)
Exercise 7 (B) | Q 2.1 | Page 94
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