Divide all 3 numbers by the smallest. If you end up with floating point numbers, you can either round them to the nearest whole or multiply out until you get to whole numbers and then divide the resultant numbers by a common foctor. i.e.
14 ÷ 8 = 1.75
8 ÷ 8 = 1
78 ÷ 8 = 9.75
So you have 1.75 : 1 : 9.75 which rounded gives 2:1:10
Multiply the numbers out to get integers gives 175:100:975
Divide by 5 = 35:20:195
Divide by 5 again = 7:4:39
If you round the original numbers to the nearest 5, you get 15:10:80
Divided by 5 = 3:2:16
If you carry out the division equation on that ratio;
3 ÷ 2 = 1.5
2 ÷2 = 1
16 ÷ 2 = 8
1.5 : 1 : 8 = approximately 2:1:10
There are loads of different ways to do ratios. I find using the division technique with a bit of rounding works the best.
So 14:8:78 = 2:1:10 = 7:4:39 = 3:2:16 approximately.
There appears to be a HUGE amount of rounding in there and I don't know why. To deal with 3 number ratios you need to figure out what the question is, if you are trying to figure out given 3 chemicals in a ratio how much you need of each given a specific amount of final substance? Or are you asking if you need 3 ingredients in a ratio, and you have a certain amount of 1 how much do you need of the others?
The first part is by adding all the numbers together, 14:8:78, gives us 100. Then taking the total amount you need at the end, divide by 100, then multiply by each of those numbers in the ratio to find out how much of that ingredient you need.
The second type, you just have to figure out what multiple you need of the original number in the ratio to get to the new amount you have. Example, if you have 20 ounces of the first chemical (14), to get 14 to 20, you just take 14 and multiply it by 20/14. Then you would multiply the 8 and 78 by 20/14 as well. That gives you the amount of each of the others you would need.
I am really not sure what the original poster of this response was talking about... DON'T ROUND LIKE THAT until the end of the problem.
when a number of ratios give the same answer after solving the ratios the ratios are said to be equivalent ratios
1 - Activity ratios 2 - Profitability ratios 3 - Liquidity ratios
10:30, 20:60, 15:45 are three possible ratios
They do combine in whole number ratios, but these ratios need not be simple - particularly in some organic compounds.
TYPES OF RATIOS 1:2 1 out of 2 1/2
Ratios are like the same thing as percents,you have to find a number out of another number, you dont have to be a mastermind to learn and teach them.
Ratios are either a whole number to whole number or a part to a whole number e.g. 2:1, 0.72:4.
Yes, batting averages are ratios. It compares the number of hits a player gets by the number of times he/she has been at bat.
Ratios are about comparison, one number to another. You can't have a ratio from only one number, as there isn't anything to compare it to.
Ratios can be in any number of parts. For example, a fruit salad with apple, banana, mango and orange could have a ratio of apple : banana : mango : orange = 2 : 2 : 3 : 1.
Mostly all sports use ratios to caculate the number of wins and losses.
No, they form into whole number ratios i think c: