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The ratio of 8 books to 20 books is (A) 2 : 5 (B) 5 : 2 (C) 4 : 5 (D) 5 : 4

The ratio of 8 books to 20 books is
(A) 2 : 5 (B) 5 : 2 (C) 4 : 5 (D) 5 : 4

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

Option (A) is correct here
The comparison of two numbers or quantities by division is known as the ratio. Symbol‘:’ is used to denote ratio.
Ratio of 8 books to 20 books = 8/20
Divide both numerator and denominator by 4.

= 2/5
Therefore, ratio of 8 books to 20 books = 2 : 5

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