## 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 *not*equivalent?

5. Write a definition of *equivalent ratios*.