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More About Ratios Number a paper from one to eight and find these ratios. Write the ratio in simplest form. 1. 5 to 13 Answer 1. 5 13 (cannot be reduced) Write the ratio in simplest form. 2. Six out of 15 Answer 2. Six out of 15 = 6 = 6/3 = 15 15/3 2 5 Write the ratio in simplest form. 3. 20:12 Answer 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. Answer 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. Answer 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)? Answer 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? Answer 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? Answer 8. On vacation, Mike hiked 30 miles in six hours. What is the unit rate? 30 = 30/6 = 5 miles 6 6/6 1 hour (five miles per hour)