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Find the ratio a/b if a+b/a-3b=5?

 Aug 30, 2022
edited by weredumbmaster22  Aug 30, 2022
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Simplify as follows:

 

 \({a+b} = 5 (a-3b)\)

\(a + b = 5a - 15b\)

\(b = 4a - 15b\)

\(16b = 4a\)

\(4b = a \)

\({\color{brown}\boxed{4}} = {a \over b}\)

 Aug 30, 2022

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