Rule of three - inverse proportion
The rule of three is a method to solve proportions.
If you have three numbers: a, b, c, such that, (a/b = c/x) you can calculate the unknown value (x).
When, the increase of a quantity , causes a decrease in the other one , or by the contrary, a decreasing causing the increase in the other one, this is, an inverse proportion. So, the expression: a/b = c/x changes to: (b/a = c/x) because, the numerator becomes denominator and vice versa.
If two workers take 16 days to build 100m of fence, how many days will be spent using four workers?
2 workers - 16 days
4 workers - x days
Full text:Rule of three - inverse proportion.
NOTE: For this application, it is not necessary to replace the numerator by the denominator of the first ratio, because the program automatically performs the change.
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