Video and Examples
Writing ratios in simplest form.
Example 1 There are 12 boys and 16 girls in a class.


Example 2 What is the ratio of spoons to glasses in simplest form? 
[show answer] 
Ratios can be reduced or scaled up just like fractions!
Directions:
 The ratio is randomly created and plotted on the graph.
 Reduce the blue ratio.
 Use the sliders to create the ratio in simplest form. Point B moves as you create the ratio.
 The ratio in simplest form will ALWAYS lie somewhere on the dotted line.
SelfCheck
Q1: What is the ratio of yellows to the total number of tiles in simplest form? [show answer]
Q2: In the word "PROPORTION" what is the ratio of consonants to vowels in simplest form? [show answer]
Q3: The chess club at school has 18 boys and 15 girls in it. What is the ratio of girls to boys in simplest form? [show answer]
Last modified: Friday, 17 April 2020, 10:19 AM