**> How To tell If to Ratios are Equal <**

### Comparing Ratios

Remember: A Ratio A ratio is a comparison of two

numbers that can be

expressed in the following three ways: Example: as a

fraction: 2/4

with a colon: 2:4

with “to”: 2 to 4

Remember: A Proportion is a statement that two ratios are

equal.

It is an equation with a ratio on each side.

Example: Solve for y: 1/2 = y/8.