# What are the means of the following proportion 3/15=12/60?

Dec 23, 2016

$15$ and $12$ are means and $3$ and $60$ are extremes of the above proportion.

#### Explanation:

Means and Extremes of Proportion

Suppose two ratios a:b and c:d are in proportion.Then it can be expressed as

$\frac{a}{b} = \frac{c}{d}$

Here, $a$, $d$ = extremes and,

$b$, $c$ = means

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