# Math Help - Finding Ratio

1. ## Finding Ratio

Q) If 5x=4y then find x : y

how can this be solved to get the answer ?

2. ## Re: Finding Ratio

You understand, do you not, that the notation "x:y:: a: b" means simply " $\frac{x}{y}= \frac{a}{b}$"?

Divide both sides of the given equation by 5y.