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Q: If there is 9 girls and 15 boys what is the ratio of boys to girls?

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It is: 2 to 1

2 to 1, boys to girls

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If the ratio is 5:4, and the number of pupils is 27, this means that there are 5 + 4 = 9 ninths to the whole. Therefore, 5/9 x 27 is equal to 15 and 4/9 x 27 is equal to 12. There are therefore 15 girls and 12 boys.

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The ratio is 9:12 (girls:boys)Simplified the ratio is 3:4 When there are 24 girls, there will be 32 boys. (3:4 = 24:32)

5:9, dumb question!

It is: 2 to 1

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2 to 1, boys to girls

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8:9

The ratio of boys to girls is 18:28. Simplified it is 9:14.14/9

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The ratio is 28:18 which can cancel down to 14:9

1.2 to 1

number of boys = ratio of boys x total strength / total ratio = 5 x 27/9 = 5 x 3 = 15 number of girls = ratio of girls x total strength / total ratio = 4 x 27/9 = 4 x 3 = 12 verification: 15 + 12 = 27

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