Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Problem Solving; #22 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Problem Solving; #22

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The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal

The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio

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Since all the answers are ratios of integer values, lets multiply both sides of the ratio by 3 in order to get integers in both sides of the ratio. After this, we could multiply both sides again by an integer in order to link to one of the given answers.

2 : 1/3

2*3 : (1/3)*3

6:1

Since this ratio match with (A), we can directly select this option.

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