# What are 3 equivalent ratios for 12 to 9?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 29, 2016

To find alternative ratios, you can divide both sides by a common factor (this will simplify it) or multiply them both by the same factor.

So, for

#12:9# , we can divide both sides by#3# :

Or we can multiply both sides by any number, as long as it is the same for both:

e.g. by

#2#

e.g. by

#1 1/3#

So, three equivalent ratios (of the many possibilities) are:

Hope this helps; let me know if I can do anything else.