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In a certain country 1/2 of 5 = 3. If the same proportion holds, what is the value of 1/3 of 10?

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I guess that the fractions are the real deal here, and the numbers have different units on the left and right side of the equation.

Then:

If 1/2(5x) = 3y =>

3/6(10x) = 6y =>

2/6(10x) = (2/3)6y =>

1/3(10x) = 4y.

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