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**babyangel1972****Member**- Registered: 2005-12-12
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The median price of homes sold in 1991 by region of the country is given below.

South= $88,200

Northeast= $136,700

Midwest= $76,800

West= $147,600

The median price of a home in the Midwest was approximatley what fraction of the median selling price of a home in the West?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Just over a half because 75K is half of 150K and if you make the 150K smaller in

the denominator and the 75K bigger in the numerator, then the fraction gets

bigger. That's why I say "over" a half. 76/147 is about 75/150.

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**mjdm****Guest**

Its between south and northeast

**irspow****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-24
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76800/147600 = 64/123 ≈ 52%

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