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the graph shows the number of wimbledon championships of several countries. Write the ration that compares the championships won by Australia to the total number won by the United States in simplest form. The explain its meaning.

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Answer:The ratio that compares the championships won by Australia to the total number won by the United States is equal to [tex]\frac{2}{5}[/tex]Step-by-step explanation:Observing the graphwe know thatThe championships won by Australia are 6The championships won by the United States are 15To find out the ratio, divide the championships won by Australia by the total number won by the United States.so[tex]\frac{6}{15}[/tex]SimplifyDivide by 3 boths (numerator and denominator)[tex]\frac{2}{5}[/tex]Convert to percentage[tex]\frac{2}{5}=0.40*100=40\%[/tex]that meansFor every 2 championships won by Australia the United States won 5or The championships won by Australia are 40% of the championships won by the United States