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How can Cross Multiplication be intuited or pictured? [closed]

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Closed as unclear by Peter Taylor‭ on Nov 27, 2021 at 20:58

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I already know, I'm NOT asking about, the algebra. It's NOT intuitive why 3 pears x 4 tangelos = 6 quinces x 2 riberries $\iff$ 3 pears/6 quinces = 2 riberries/4 tangelos.

I stumbled the picture below, but how does it proffer intuition?

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What's the question? (2 comments)
I suspect you were wondered to see the $\frac{square}{star}=\frac{circle}{triangle}$ (1 comment)

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