Abel had 3 times as many books as Thomas. Abel donated 1/4 of his books to charity. What was the ratio of the number of books Thomas had to the number of books Abel had in the end?

(1) 3:4

(2) 4:9

(3) 9:4

(4) 9:7

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Abel had 3 times as many books as Thomas. Abel donated 1/4 of his books to charity. What was the ratio of the number of books Thomas had to the number of books Abel had in the end?

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A : T = 3 : 1 or 3x : x

3x - (3x/4) = 2.25x

T : A = 1 : 2.25 or **4 / 9**

jugoslav Aug 21, 2021