## Find Equivalent Ratios

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# Find Equivalent Ratios

- The ratio 15:20 is equivalent to the ratio 3:4. Explain why and make a double number line to support your explanation.
- Express each of these ratios as a fraction in simplest form:
- 14:35
- 15:18
- 26:39

- Show the ratio 2:3 and three other equivalent ratios on a double number line.
- The ratio 2:5 can be expressed as the decimal 0.4. Explain why.

Ask yourself:

- When you make a double number line, what pairs of numbers do you need to line up?
- What operation do you use to express a ratio as a decimal?