# How do you know if the pair 4/2 and 20/6 form a proportion?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 20, 2018

If the two fractions equivalent

#### Explanation:

To see if there are equivalent reduce both to prime numbers. If the resulting fractions are the same the two fractions are equivalent.

Another way is to make the fractions equivalent by finding a common denominator. Multiply both sides by factors to reach a common denominator of 6.