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Problems Using Equivalent Ratios

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Consider the ratio $5:8$5:8.

a

If the following ratio is equivalent to $5:8$5:8, find the missing value.

$\editable{}$ : $32$32

b

If the following ratio is also equivalent to $5:8$5:8, find the missing value.

$400$400 : $\editable{}$

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