#### What are Ratios?

Ratios are clarified mainly are based upon fractions. Whenever a fraction is signified in the form of x:y, then it turns into a ratio; however, a proportion is when two ratios are alike. Here x and y are any two integers. Proportions and ratios go side by side. Ratios are the foundation through which you can understand many mathematics concepts and some science concepts. We are using the concept of ratios in our lives daily, such as in a business when we are dealing with money, not only in business but also in our house cooking in the kitchen.

###### Three Way Ratios

Write each of the requested ratios as a ratio, a fraction and as words. Be sure to write the simplest form of each.

###### Best Buy

It's a good idea to compare prices when shopping to look for the best buy. The best buy is getting the most of something for the least amount of money. Circle the best buy and show all your arithmetic.

###### Ratio and Proportion Word Problems

You will solve problems such as: Jack picked 12 apples & 15 pears. Jill picked 16 apples and some pears. The ratio of apples to pears picked by Jack and Jill were the same. Determine how many pears Jill picked.

###### Ratio Intermediate Word Problems

We will solve a word problems such as: When a birds flies, it beats its wings an average of 40 times in 30 seconds. How many times will it beat its wings in two minutes?