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Widescreen vs traditional (Posted on 2007-02-23) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The width:height ratio of a television screens is changing from the traditional 4:3 to the widescreen 16:9. If a traditional screen and a widescreen have the same area, then what is the ratio widescreen width:traditional width (Assume that television screens are rectangles).

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Solution re: Read the question properly Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to Read the question properly by Ansh)

While I gave 1.154700538379251, that's to be understood as 1.154700538379251/1, or, in other words as 1.154700538379251 : 1.
  Posted by Charlie on 2007-02-24 07:43:59

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