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Ratio Tables By Elena Rehberg +4 4 6 0 0 4 6 8 12 12 18 16 24 +6 Look at the simple ratio table above. The ratio 4:6 is adding. On the left it is increasing by 4 and on the right it’s increasing by 6. 5:8= 5 8 0 0 5 8 10 16 15 24 20 32 25 40 30 48 ? :56 5 56 8 This is a proportion ratio table. This proportion ratio table can be solved using the factor puzzle shown above. You can use the factor puzzle to find a number later on in the proportion table. If I wanted to find 56 later in the puzzle I would put the above numbers in the factor puzzle. You would solve this like a normal factor puzzle and the top and bottom numbers would be your basic ratio and you have to find what the question mark equals to get the missing number that goes with the ratio 56. Look at the problem above the factor puzzle for the problem. The answer would be 35 and the basic ratio would be 7:1.