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# How, do you increase something by a ratio for example, 25 in the ratio of 6:1?

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How, do you increase something by a ratio, for example, 25 in the ratio of 6:1?

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Increasing something by a ratio means to increase it by a scalar

put it like this (using your example)

$${6 \over1} = {x \over25}$$

Now, cross multiply

6*25=1*x

x=25*6

x=150

Hope this helped :)

rarinstraw1195  Oct 9, 2017