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How would you write 50m:30m in simplest form.

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Hello, Hunter.

50m:30m

To write this ratio in simplest form, you need to find the largest number that will evenly divide into both 50m and 30m. That number is 10m. 50m/10m=5, and 30m/10m=3.

So, your answer is 5/3. 5/3 is the answer because it cannot be reduced any further.

Hope this helps.

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John

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