Ratio as a fraction 12:36
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Ratio as a fraction 12:36
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1. User Answers gmany
Stepbystep explanation:
[tex]12:36=\dfrac{12}{36}=\dfrac{12:12}{36:12}=\dfrac{1}{3}[/tex]

2. User Answers TheBlueFox
Answer: 1/3
Stepbystep explanation: The ratio 12:36 can be written as the fraction 12/36. So, we simply put the 12 as the numerator of our fraction and put the 36 as the denominator of our fraction.
12/36 can be simplified by dividing the numerator and the denominator by the greatest common factor of 12 and 36 which is 12 and we get the fraction 1/3.
The fraction 1/3 still represents the ratio 1/3 even though we have written it in the form of a/b or fraction form.