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Projects simplified with better understanding of ratios and proportions

Publication date: 
March 2017
Gene Vogel, EASA Pump and Vibration Specialist
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If a third of a dollar is 33.33 cents, what is a third of dollar and a half? If you find yourself adding 33.33 cents to 16.66 cents before you realize that obviously a third of $1.50 is $ 0.50, you have a serious case of “calculatoritis.” Fortunately, the cure is a healthy dose of ratios and proportions.