# For the Following Numbers Write the Ratio of First Number to Second Number in the Reduced Form. - Algebra

Sum

For the following numbers write the ratio of first number to second number in the reduced form.
21 , 48

#### Solution

21 : 48 = 21/48 = (21 ÷ 3)/( 48 ÷ 3 )= 7/16 = 7 : 16                                                                                (HCF of 21 and 48 = 3)
Thus, the reduced form of 21 : 48 is 7 : 16.

Concept: Properties of Ratio
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#### APPEARS IN

Balbharati Mathematics 1 Algebra 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Ratio and Proportion
Problem Set 4 | Q 2.1 | Page 78