What is the ratio between #1 1/4# hours and #25# minutes?

2 Answers
Oct 23, 2017

Answer:

#3:1#

Explanation:

To find ratio of the two, weshould first convert them first to same units.

One hour is #60# minutes and as such #1/4# hour is #1/4xx60=15# minutes and #1 1/4# hours is #60+15=75# minutes.

Hence #1 1/4"hours":25"minutes"#

is #75"minutes":25"minutes"#

and as #75/25=3#, the ratio is #3:1#

Oct 23, 2017

Answer:

#3" ":" "1#

Explanation:

Before numbers can be written as a ratio they need to be in the same unit.

#1 1/4"hr ":" "25"min"" "larr# change to minutes

#75"min ":" "25"min "larr # drop the units

A ratio is given in the simplest form: Divide by the HCF

#75div 25 " ":" "25div25#

#" "3" ":" "1#