# How do you know if the pair #12/24 and 3/4# form a proportion?

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Jul 28, 2018

As below.

#### Explanation:

If ratio of L H S equals ratio of R H S, , then it forms a proportion.

But

Since

Jul 29, 2018

See below:

#### Explanation:

We know these form a proportion if they are equivalent.

We can reduce

We have the same denominators, but different numerators, so these are obviously not equal, thus they don't form a proportion.

Hope this helps!