Ratios are a way to compare two or more things.
In this figure there are 5 red tiles and 3 blue tiles. We say the ratios of red tiles to blue tiles is "5 to 3".
All three ratios mean that there are 5 reds and 3 blues.
What is the ratio of blues to greens?
What is the ratio of blues to greens to yellows?
What is the ratio of red tiles to yellow tiles to green tiles
There are many different ratios that correctly represent the ratio of reds to yellows to greens. Three possible ratios are 4 : 6 : 8 or 2 : 3 : 4 or 6 : 9 : 12
|The ratio 4:6:8 is represented by counting all the tiles.||The ratio 2:3:4 is represented by counting the columns.||The ratio 6:9:12 is represented by adding one more row and then counting all the tiles.|
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