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# If the ratio of 2x to 5y is 3 to 4. What is the ratio of x to y?

**Solution:**

Given: The ratio of 2x to 5y is 3 to 4

We can indicate it as:

2x / 5y = 3/4

We know if two ratios are equal then they are called to be in proportion

In order to find the ratio x/y,

we need to simplify the numericals

Multiply both sides with ‘5’,

we get 5 × (2x/5y) = 3(5)/4

⇒ 2x/y = 15/4

Divide both sides with ‘2’

⇒ 2x/2y = 15/8

⇒ x/y = 15/8

The ratio of x to y is 15/8

## If the ratio of 2x to 5y is 3 to 4. What is the ratio of x to y?

**Summary:**

If the ratio of 2x to 5y is 3 to 4 then the ratio of x to y is 15/8.

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