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# If A is one quarter the size of B, then ratio of B to A is? Correct answer is 3:1. I can t see how it is not 4:1. Can someone explain?

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- John MLv 74 months ago
3 B's = 75% and 1 A = 25% = 100%

Ratio = 3 of them and 1 of those....3:1

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- Mojo4 months agoReport
As written, it is not saying that B constitutes 75% of the whole, nor is it saying that A makes of 25% of the whole.

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- 4 months ago
It should be 4:1.

B = 4A

B:A = 4:1

Thought so.... thanks!

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