## What are ratios and equivalent ratios?

## What are ratios and equivalent ratios?

A ratio simply compares one number to another. An equivalent ratio means that the proportional relationship stays the same. You can calculate your own equivalent ratios by multiplying the first number by the same ratio, or unit of proportion, to get the second number.

## Are the ratios 18 12 and 3 2 equivalent?

Whenever the simplified form of two ratios are equal, then we can say that the ratios are equivalent ratios. For example, 6 : 4 and 18 : 12 are equivalent ratios, because the simplified form of 6 : 4 is 3 : 2 and the simplified form of 18 : 12 is also 3 : 2.

**What is the equivalent ratio of 2 3?**

Answer: 4/6, 6/9, 8/12, 10/15 are equivalent to 2/3. All those fractions obtained by multiplying both the numerator and denominator of 2/3 by the same number are equivalent to 2/3.

**What is equivalent ratio example?**

Equivalent ratios are the ratios that are the same when we compare them. Two or more ratios can be compared with each other to check whether they are equivalent or not. For example, 1:2 and 2:4 are equivalent ratios.

### What is the ratio of 24 to 32?

Since the simplest form of the fraction 24/32 is 3/4, the simplest form of the ratio 24:32 is also 3:4.

### What is the ratio of 24 and 16?

Since the simplest form of the fraction 24/16 is 3/2, the simplest form of the ratio 24:16 is also 3:2.

**Are the ratios 1/3 and 5 15 equivalent?**

1 : 3 = 2 : 6 = 3 : 9 = 4 : 12 = 5 : 15 = 6 : 18 = 7 : 21…. All of these ratios show the same relationship.

**What is the ratio of 6 to 15?**

Since the simplest form of the fraction 6/15 is 2/5, the simplest form of the ratio 6:15 is also 2:5.

## What is 5/6 as a ratio?

Ratio of 5 to 6 (5:6) A ratio of 5 to 6 can be written as 5 to 6, 5:6, or 5/6. Furthermore, 5 and 6 can be the quantity or measurement of anything, such as students, fruit, weights, heights, speed and so on. A ratio of 5 to 6 simply means that for every 5 of something, there are 6 of something else, with a total of 11.

## What is an example of equivalent ratios?

**What is the ratio of 9 36?**

Since the simplest form of the fraction 9/36 is 1/4, the simplest form of the ratio 9:36 is also 1:4.

**What is the ratio of 32 to 60?**

Since the simplest form of the fraction 32/60 is 8/15, the simplest form of the ratio 32:60 is also 8:15.

### What is the ratio of 40 to 60?

Since the simplest form of the fraction 40/60 is 2/3, the simplest form of the ratio 40:60 is also 2:3.

### What is the equivalent of 8 12?

2/3

2/3 = 2×4 / 3×4 = 8/12 which is an equivalent fraction of 2/3.

**What is the ratio of 33 and 44?**

Since the simplest form of the fraction 33/44 is 3/4, the simplest form of the ratio 33:44 is also 3:4.

**Which of the following ratios are in proportion 12 is to 21 and 32 is 256?**

Hence, 12 : 21 and 32 : 56 are in proportion.