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## Examples

Are the following ratios equal?
and
To express the ratio ' to ' as a fraction, place over and reduce
To express the ratio ' to ' as a fraction, place over and reduce
is not equal to
Are the following ratios equal?
and
To express the ratio ' to ' as a fraction, place over and reduce
To express the ratio ' to ' as a fraction, place over and reduce
can be reduced, since is a factor of both and :
The fraction is now in lowest terms
can be reduced, since is a factor of both and :
The fraction is now in lowest terms
is equal to
Are the following ratios equal?
and
To express the ratio ' to ' as a fraction, place over and reduce
To express the ratio ' to ' as a fraction, place over and reduce
can be reduced, since is a factor of both and :
The fraction is now in lowest terms
can be reduced, since is a factor of both and :
The fraction is now in lowest terms
is not equal to