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On the number line above, points J, K, L, and M are integers, and JK:KL:KM = 2:1:3. What is the value of KM? number line shown below

Aug 16, 2020

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On the number line above, points J, K, L, and M are integers, and JK:KL:KM = 2:1:3. What is the value of KM?

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--            24                --

J          K     L               M

2        1          3               | $$\times\frac{24}{6}$$

8        4         12

16

The value of KM is 16.  (G)

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Aug 17, 2020
edited by asinus  Aug 17, 2020
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That is what I THOUGHT the answer MIGHT be.....but the question states   K is  '3'   in the ratio 2:1:3

I believe it should state LM is   '3' in the   2:1:3      which it looks as though your answer assumed (o/w the answers would not be integers)

Aug 17, 2020