The figure below, not drawn to scale, shows a rectangle ABCD and a triangle CDE with altitude EF. If the ratio of area of triangle CDE to the area of the rectangle ABCD is 5:3, what is the ratio of EF:BC?

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The figure below, not drawn to scale, shows a rectangle ABCD and a triangle CDE with altitude EF. If the ratio of area of triangle CDE to the area of the rectangle ABCD is 5:3, what is the ratio of EF:BC?

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