# How do you simplify the ratio. 28.8 to 44.8?

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Mar 15, 2018

#### Answer:

You divide 44.8 by 28.8, giving you a ratio of 1 to 1.55

#### Explanation:

With ratios, the goal is to see how many times a smaller number can fit into a larger one, or vice versa. This means we should divide 44.8 by 28.8, giving us 1.55, the approximate number of times 28.8 can fit into 44.8. Since 44.8 is the larger number and it acts as 1.55 in this situation, 28.8 acts as 1. 1.55 28.8's can fit into 44.8.