Proportion

Proportion shows the equality between two ratios. If two ratios are in proportion then they must be equal.

How to solve proportion problems?

Example

If the cost of 8 strawberries is Rs. 64 then what will be the cost of 25 strawberries.

Solution

Using Unitary Method

Solution using proportion

Let the cost of 25 strawberries = Rs. x

Hence the cost of 25 strawberries is Rs. 200.

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