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Question

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

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 Solution for Concise Mathematics for Class 10 ICSE (2020 (Latest))
Chapter 7: Ratio and Proportion (Including Properties and Uses)
Exercise 7(B) | Q: 2.1 | Page no. 94
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