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# A farmer intends to share 32 goats amongst his sons john, peter and thomas in the ratio 1 : 3 : 4 respectively what fraction of t

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A farmer intends to share 32 goats amongst his sons john, peter and thomas in the ratio 1 : 3 : 4 respectively what fraction of the goats will peter get?

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## Answer ( 1 )

numberof goats Peter will have is12.## What are ratios and proportions?

orderedpair of numbers a and b, represented as a / b, is a ratio if b is not equal to 0. A proportion is anequationthat sets two ratios at the same value.farmerintends to share 32 goats amongst his sons john, peter, and Thomas in the ratio1 : 3: 4respectively.fractionswill be calculated by assuming thecommonratio asx.Then write an expression as below:-goatsfor Peter =3xgoatsfor Peter = 3 x 4 =12numberof goats Peter will have is12.ratios and proportionsfollow