# About Ratios - Western Reserve Public Media ```More About Ratios
Number a paper from one to
eight and find these ratios.
Write the ratio in simplest form.
1.
5 to 13
1.
5
13
(cannot be reduced)
Write the ratio in simplest form.
2.
Six out of 15
2.
Six out of 15 = 6 = 6/3 =
15
15/3
2
5
Write the ratio in simplest form.
3.
20:12
3.
20:12 = 20 = 20/4 = 5
12 12/4
3
Write the ratio in simplest form.
4. The ratio of wins to losses for a team
with 14 wins and eight losses.
4.
The ratio of wins to losses for a
team with 14 wins and eight losses.
14 = 14/2 = 7 wins
8 8/2
4 losses
Write the ratio in simplest form.
5. You are painting a room and want to mix
red and blue to make purple. The ratio
should be 15 oz. red to 20 oz. blue.
5. You are painting a room and want to mix
red and blue to make purple. The ratio
should be 15 oz. red to 20 oz. blue.
15 = 15/5 = 3 oz. red
20 20/5 4 oz. blue
Write the Unit Rate*
*The denominator must be 1.
6. A car traveled 300 miles on 10 gallons
of gas. What is the unit rate (miles per
gallon)?
6. A car traveled 300 miles on 10 gallons of gas.
What is the unit rate (miles per gallon)?
300 = 300/10 = 30 miles
10 10/10
1 gallon of gas
(30 miles per gallon)
Write the unit rate.*
*The denominator must be 1.
7. JoJo earned \$50 in five hours cutting
grass. What is the unit rate?
7. JoJo earned \$50 in five hours cutting grass.
What is the unit rate?
50 = 50/5 = 10 dollars
5
1
1 hour
(\$10 per hour)
Write the Unit Rate
*The denominator must be 1.
8. On vacation, Mike hiked 30 miles in six
hours. What is the unit rate?