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October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

Posted by **HelpMe Please!!!!** on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 7:55pm.

Explain how ratios can be used to compare two numbers

I searched the web and I didn't understand it

I think this might help me but could someone help me put it in a sentence

The 1st number in a ratio tells the amount thtat shows up for every 2nd number

Example: 20:1 ratio.

For every 20 students in the school, there is 1 teacher.

Explains the rate of one thing in relation to another.

For every 2 apples I bought, I bought 3 oranges. A 2:3 ratio of apples to oranges.

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