| Vicki Niblett - Medical - 2006 - 311 pages
...proportion closest to the equal sign are called the means. The parts at either end are called the extremes. **The product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.** I- — means- — 4 12 chocolates: 25 candies = X chocolates: 100 candies -extremes — Means = 25... | |
| Steven K. Atiyah - Education - 2005 - 702 pages
...are called the extremes. If a/b =c/d, then multiplying both sides by bd would lead to ad = be, ie, **the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.** EXAMPLE 6.29 Given a/b = c/d. (1) Multiplying both sides of (1) by bd, we have: ad = be. (2) Dividing... | |
| Lisa Muehle - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 240 pages
...proportion. The relationship between w and x is proportional to the relationship between y and z. In any **proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.** In the proportion above, x • y = w • z. SAT PRACTICE: RATIO & PROPORTION (SIMPLE RATIOS) Of 200... | |
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