Using Ratio Tables to Solve Problems

Using Ratio Tables to Solve Problems

Introduction to Ratio Tables

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Introduction to Ratio Tables

Discuss:

  • This ratio table shows the relationship between the number of students and the number of computers in a class that has 35 students and 28 computers.
    • Column A shows the ratio of students to computers, which is 35:28.
    • Column B shows that there are 1.25 students for every 1 computer.
    • Column C shows that the simplest whole-number ratio is 5:4.
    • Columns D through G show other ways to express the ratio of students to computers using whole numbers.
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