Practice!

Sample Problem

Write the following fractions as ratios. (You don’t need to simplify)

(a)   :

(b)   :

(c)   :

Solution

When writing a fraction into a ratio, the numerator of the fraction is the first number of the ratio, and the denominator of the fraction is the second number of the ratio.

(a)  = 1:5 (b)  = 5:1 (c)  = 75:16