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elizabeth
10-19-2013, 07:13 PM
If x and y are two positive numbers and x is 40% less than y, what is the value of the ratio x:y?


(A) 0.4
(B) 0.6
(C) 1.4
(D) 1.6


Thanks:D

kadence
10-19-2013, 07:15 PM
x is 40% less than y can be written as x=(1-0.4)y \Rightarrow \frac{x}{y}=0.6

Therefore the correct answer is (B).

Hope these help!!;);)

elizabeth
10-19-2013, 07:15 PM
Thank you!!