Q: What is the two outer terns of a proportion?

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If there are two numbers say a and b. The proportion of this number can be represented as a:b.

A proportion is a statement that two ratios or rates are equal.

A proportion

Proportion.

A proportion is simply a statement that two ratios are equal. It can be written in two ways: as two equal fractions a/b = c/d; or using a colon, a:b = c:d. The following proportion is read as "twenty is to twenty-five as four is to five."

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The two outer terms of a proportion are known as extremes. These are the limits of a range of possibilities.

The two outer terms of a proportion are the first term on the left-hand side and the last term on the right-hand side. These terms are usually compared to determine if they are in the same relationship as the two inner terms.

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There are two syllables. Lan-terns.

two

... a proportion.... a proportion.... a proportion.... a proportion.

Yes, they are in the proportion of the proportion that they form!

A group of terns is generally called a "committee" or a "ternery."

When two ratios form a proportion, the ratios are equal

A proportion is a statement that says "These two ratios are equal".