# What is the ratio 8000:16 in simplest form?

$500 : 1$
$\frac{8000}{16} = \frac{500 \cdot \textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{16}}}}{\textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{16}}}} = 500$
So the simplest form of the ratio $8000 : 16$ is $500 : 1$