Reduce Ratio 10:80
Here we will reduce the ratio 10:80 as much as possible. In other words, we will make the numbers 10 and 80 as low as they can be while still keeping the same ratio between the two numbers.
To do this we find the largest number that both 10 and 80 can be divided by. Then we divide both 10 and 80 by that number to get the new reduced ratio.
The largest number 10 and 80 can be divided by is 10. When we divide both numbers by 10, we get the new reduced ratio as follows:
To summarize, the ratio 10:80 reduced as much as possible is 1:8. You could also say that the ratio 10:80 equals 1:8.