Practice solving ratio and proportion problems in math

**Quick Math Guide**

*∷ A ratio a:b is in its simplest form if the Greatest Common Divisor of a and b is 1*

*∷ A ratio always exists between two quantities of the same kind and in the same units*

**Practice Worksheet**

1. Reduce the ratio 49:35 to its simplest form.

2. Reduce the ratio 56:98 to its simplest form.

3. Write 3 ratios equal to 1:3.

4. Write 2 ratios equal to 2:5.

5. In a school, there are 490 boys and 560 girls. Find the ratio of boys to girls.

Answers:
1. 7:5

2. 4:7

3. 2:6, 3:9, 4:12

4. 4:10, 6:15

5. 7:8