# What's the ratio of 16 cm over 3.6 cm?

Jun 26, 2015

The ratio of 16 cm over 3.6 cm is $40 : 9$ or $\frac{40}{9}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{16}{3.6} = \frac{160}{36} = \frac{40}{9}$

Ratios can be expressed in the form:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$a : b$
or equivalently as a fraction:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$\frac{a}{b}$