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In an American sign language(ASL) class of 24 students ,5 are hearing impaired. what is the ratio of hearing impaired students to the total number of students
 one year ago
In an American sign language(ASL) class of 24 students ,5 are hearing impaired. what is the ratio of hearing impaired students to the total number of students

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e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know how ratios work?

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Looks like they are taking the site down soon for maintenance. Here is a reference: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/ratio.htm http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/ratio.html or two.

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1For a simple ratio, it is a lot like a fraction. When there are more than two things, it gets more complex than that.

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That part, "hearing impaired students to the total number of students" determines the order of the ratio.

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A to B means A on top, B on the bottom.

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Norally I'd take time, go over it nice and slow, make sure you got all the points. But that might take more than the 20 min we have, so there is the short version and some references! I hope it is enough.

amber15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's okay i hope i figure it out

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, both the references have clear examples. They should do a pretty good job of making this clear to you.

amber15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it wouldnt be 4/25 would it

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Or, 5/24. Hehe. Transposed some numbers!

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yah, now, if the numbers can reduce, like in a fraction, that is allowed. So 3/12 is 1/4.

amber15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it dont want me simplify

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If it was complec, it woulld be things like, "In a bag of marbles there are six red, three green, and 1 blue. What is their ratio?" 6:3:1

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yah, with 5/24, there is nothing to simplify. 5 is prime and 24 is not a multiple of 5.

amber15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so my answer would be right i hope 5/24

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15/24 is right. Sometimes they want it written 5:24, but both are right. If they did not specify, 5/24 is more common.

amber15
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they want it in fraction

e.mccormick
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then that is 100% right!
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