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### Writing & Describing Ratios

A ________ is a comparison of two or more numbers. ratio
Write the ratio three different ways. 2 red paper clips to 6 blue paper clips 2 to 6 2:6 2/6
As with fractions, ratios must be _____________ when necessary. simplified
Write the ratio in simplest form. For every 4 suns, there are 6 moons 2:3 or 2/3 or 2 to 3
A class has 6 boys and 15 girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls? 2 to 5
An animal shelter has 36 kittens & 12 puppies available for adoption. What is the ratio of puppies to kittens? 1:3
A store sold 5 green cell phone covers, 6 silver cell phone covers & 3 red cell phone covers last week. What is the ratio of total cell phone covers sold to red cell phone covers sold? 14/3
Mrs. Middleton found that 6 of the 24 students in her class own a cell phone. What is the ratio of students that own a cell phone to students that do not? 1 to 3
Last month, Jason ate 9 apples, 5 bananas, 4 peaches, & 7 oranges. Find the ratio of bananas to the total number of fruit. Then explain its meaning. 1/5 One out of every 5 pieces of fruit Jason ate was a banana
Andrew spends 25 minutes on the treadmill and 35 minutes lifting weights. What is the ratio of the time lifting weights to the time on the treadmill? 7:5
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