Would it be 4/5 or 5/4 ?
I’m confused. _
2 Answers

To cross multiply and end up with 4x = 5y, it could have been x/y = 5/4
so the ratio of x to y = 5 to 4

4x = 5y so x = 5y/4
the ratio of x:y is 5:4 or x is 5/4 of y.
Would it be 4/5 or 5/4 ?
I’m confused. _
To cross multiply and end up with 4x = 5y, it could have been x/y = 5/4
so the ratio of x to y = 5 to 4
4x = 5y so x = 5y/4
the ratio of x:y is 5:4 or x is 5/4 of y.