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classifier - V (2h) shows RATIO or the denominator and numerator of fractions+EQUAL

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A relationship where two ratios or fractions are equal.
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If the cross products of two fractions are equal, then the two fractions are proportional. For example: the cross products of 1/3 and 4/12 are 1*12 = 12 and 3*4 = 12. Both cross products equal 12 therefore, the fractions 1/3 and 4/12 are proportional.
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