## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

$\frac{1}{5}=\frac{8}{40}$
x is to y is the same as $\frac{x}{y}$ So 1 raisin is to 5 cornflakes as 8 raisins is to 40 cornflakes is the same as $\frac{1}{5}=\frac{8}{40}$