**Example 5: Express 50 paise to 5 rupees**

Solution:-

**Step – 1:** Converting rupees to paise inorder to find out the ratio of 50 paise to 5 rupees.

We know that, 1 Rupee = 100 paise

Therefore, 5 Rupees = (500 ✖ 100 paise ) / 1

⇒ 5 Rupees = 500 paise … will be taken as equation (i)

**Step – 2: **Substitute the value obtained from the above equation (i) to find the required ratio.

The Ratio of 50 Paise to 5 Rupees = 50 Paise / 5 Rupees

= 50 Paise / 500 Paise

[From equation (i), we are substituting 500 paise instead of 5 rupees.]

= 1 / 10

(**Hint**: 50 times 10 is 500.)

Thus, the ratio of 50 paise to 5 rupees is **1:10** or **1/10** 0r **1 to 10**.