posted by ciera .
mr.jackson is preparing bags of treats to give trick or treaters on halloween he has 48 pieces of candy and 60 pieces of gum he uses al the candy and gum and he puts the ratio of candy to gum in each bag. what is the largest number of bags he could have made?
48/60 = 4/5 so the ratio is 4 to 5
so he could make 12 bags of this ratio with this amount of treats
The answer is 12 bags.