# Entry-Level Assessment - Page xl: 19

D) 2b to 5

#### Work Step by Step

Factor out and eliminate factors to express the ratio in simplest form. $18b^2$ to $45b$ =$(2)(/\!\!9)(/\!\!b)(b)$ to $(5)(/\!\!9)(/\!\!b)$ =$2b$ to $5$

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