Using Ratio Tables to Solve Problems

Fruit Punch

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Fruit Punch

Carlos makes his own fruit punch using grape juice and club soda to serve at his parties. He makes different amounts of punch depending on the size of the party. He has found that using the ratio 2:3 for cups of club soda to cups of grape juice makes the tastiest fruit punch.

  • Complete the ratio table.
  • Use the table to determine how many cups of grape juice Carlos will need if he uses 80 cups of club soda. HANDOUT: Fruit Punch

How can you use the ratio 2 : 3 and the information in the ratio table to find an equivalent ratio that will enable you to determine the amount of punch needed for 80 cups of club soda?