# How do you find three ratios that are equal to the ratio 1:2.5?

Jan 12, 2017

#### Answer:

Many possibilities.

#### Explanation:

Ratios are always given in simplest form. However by multiplying or dividing each part of the ratio, you can find any number of equivalent ratios.

$1 : 2.5$

$\times 2 \rightarrow 2 : 5$

$\times 6 \rightarrow 6 : 15$

$\times 10 \rightarrow 10 : 25$

$\times 100 \rightarrow 100 : 250 \text{ }$ and so on