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1 : 3 : 4
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Question:
Write the ratio 2:6:8 in its reduced form.
Answer:
Find GCF of all values in the given ratio
GCF(2, 6, 8) = 2
Divide each number in the given ratio by GCF
2/2 = 1
6/2 = 3
8/2 = 4
2:6:8 = 1 : 3 : 4
The simplified ratio of 2:6:8 is 1 : 3 : 4
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Simplify the ratio calculator that shows work to find the equivalent ratio in simplest or reduced form for the given ratio with two or more numbers. The step-by-step calculation help parents to assist their kids studying 4th, 5th or 6th grade to verify the work and answers of simplifying ratios homework and assignment problems in pre-algebra or in ratios and proportional relationships (RP) of common core state standards (CCSS) for mathematics.

How to calculate ratio?
The decimal value obtained from dividing one quantity by another is the ratio of two quantities in same measuring unit. If the measuring unit is different, they should be converted into same measuring unit before the ratio is found.

How do you find the ratio of three numbers?
The ratio of 3 numbers can be found by using GCF method. Find the GCF of 3 quantities, divide each quantity by GCF and write the values in the ratio notation. For example, the ratio of 2, 4 and 6 is equal to 1 : 2 : 3. If the GCF is 1, write the given numbers as it is, each separated by the symbol ":". For example, the ratio of 2, 4 and 5 is equal to 2 : 4 : 5.

How do you find the simplest form of a ratio?
Find the GCF for the given number of quantities in the ratio. Divide each quantity by the Greatest Common Factor. Replace the simplified value for each quantity in the ratio. For example, the ratio of 7, 21 and 35 is equal to 1 : 3 : 5. If the GCF is 1, the ratio can not be simplified further. For example, the ratio of 9, 12 and 11 is equal to 9 : 12 : 11.

How do you convert two numbers into a ratio?
The ratio of 2 numbers can be found by using GCF method. Find the GCF of 2 quantities in same measuring unit, divide each quantity by GCF and write the values in the ratio notation. For example, the ratio of 8 and 24 is equal to 1 : 3. If the GCF is 1, write the given numbers as it is, each separated by the symbol ":". For example, the ratio of 7 and 9 is equal to 7 : 9.

What are some examples of ratios?
The most popular example for ratio is expressing the display screen length and breadth (3:1 aspect ratio), comparing two earnings, dividing profits, year on year profit loss etc.

What is the ratio of 5 to 4?
When expressing these two quantities as a fraction (5/4), it can't be simplified further. Therefore, the ratio of 5 to 4 is 5:4.

What is the ratio of 12 to 6?
The ratio of 12 to 6 is 2 : 1 in ratio form and 0.5 in decimal form.

What is simple ratio?
The simple ratio is the reduced form of given ratio. For example, 1 : 2 is the simple ratio for 50 : 100.

What is the aspect ratio for 1920x1080?
1920 : 1080 is the ratio form of display size 1920x1080. Find the GCF and simplifying these 2 quantities become 16 : 9. Since, the the aspect ratio is 16 : 9.

What does 16:9 ratio mean?
In general, 16:9 is used to represent the display screen size where the length of display screen is 16x and the width is 9x.

What is a 4 to 1 ratio?
The ratio of 4 to 1 is 4 : 1 in ratio form and 0.5 in decimal form.

What is the ratio of 1 to 5?
The ratio of 1 to 5 is 1 : 5 in ratio form and 0.2 in decimal form.

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