## rainbow_rocks03 one year ago PLZ HELP I NEED TO GET AN 80% OR HIGHER TO PASS. Question #1. Write the ratio in 3 different formats. a to b , a:b , a/b. In a year, there are 4 months that have 30 days. Write the ratio of the months with 30 days to the months with other than 30 days. A. 1 to 3 , 1;3 , 1/3 B. 1 to 2 , 1:2 , 1/2 C. 2 to 1 , 2:1 , 2/1 D. 3 to 1 , 3:1 , 3/1 I don't think the answer is C or D.

1. rainbow_rocks03

@logan13 @bronypony880

2. campbell_st

can you tell your teacher this is a really poor question as there are 11 months that have 30 days... February is the only month that doesn't have 30 days...

3. rainbow_rocks03

It is an example

4. rainbow_rocks03

that doesn't matter

5. rainbow_rocks03

I REALLY NEED HELP!

6. rainbow_rocks03

@campbell_st !!!!

7. rainbow_rocks03

SOMEONE HELP ME PLZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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9. campbell_st

well start if 4 months have 30 days... how many months don't have 30 days...?

10. rainbow_rocks03

8

11. campbell_st

so the ratio is 4:8 now simplify this ratio...can you do that..?

12. rainbow_rocks03

IDK how. :(

13. campbell_st

what number divides evenly into 4 and 8...?

14. rainbow_rocks03

2

15. campbell_st

ok so the ratio is now 2: 4 what number divides evenly into 2 and 4..?

16. rainbow_rocks03

2?

17. campbell_st

great so the ratio is now 1:2 does that help.. and tell the teacher its a dumb question for the reason shown above

18. rainbow_rocks03

I am homeschooled and so my answer is B?

19. campbell_st

well tell your parents this is one of the worst questions ever...!! and B is a good choice