Question

Tell whether the two ratios form a proportion. Explain.

$\frac { 3 } { 4 } \text { and } \frac { 12 } { 15 }$

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1 of 3Test the equality of the ratios by solving the proportion

$\begin{aligned} \frac{\blue{3}}{\red{4}}&\overset{?}{=}\frac{\red{12}}{\blue{15}}\\ 3\cdot15&\overset{?}{=}4\cdot12\\ 45&\neq48 \end{aligned}$

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