6.RP.3a Lesson 2

What Are Equivalent Ratios?

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The ratios 5:3 and 10:6 are equivalent ratios.

1.  Is the ratio 15:12 equivalent to these? Explain your reasoning.

2.  Is the ratio 30:18 equivalent to these? Explain your reasoning.

3.  Give two more examples of ratios that are equivalent to 5:3.

4.  How do you know when ratios are equivalent and when they are notequivalent?

5.  Write a definition of equivalent ratios.