# How do you know if the pair 4/3 and 8/6 form a proportion?

##### 1 Answer

If you divide one into the other and the answer is 1 then they are of the same ratio.

#### Explanation:

Write in faction format

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Multiply by 1 and you do not change the value. However, 1 comes in many forms. So you can change the way a proportion or fraction looks without changing its actual value.

Thus it is true that

Where