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### Course: 6th grade (Eureka Math/EngageNY)>Unit 1

Lesson 1: Topic A: Representing and reasoning about ratios

# Equivalent ratio word problems

Sal identifies equivalent ratios in a context or from information presented in a table.

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• If I have 6 puppies and 1/5 of them are brown, how many are brown?
• 1/2 a puppie
• Good luck.
(1 vote)
• WHAT IS YODA SODA explaination please
• Its just a made up brand that doesn't exist.
• If I have 5 brown puppies for every 10 white puppies. How white puppies do I have for every 1 brown puppy
• 10/5 white puppies, which is 2.
5 :10 and 1:2 are equivalent. You can get 1:2 by dividing both sides of 5 :10 by 5.
• what is 7/8 fish if there is 6456789 fish
• First, divide 6456789 by 8:
807098.625

Then, multiply 807098.625 by 7:

5649690.375

So 7/8 is the same as 5649690.375/6456789

Hope my answer is correct and helps you!
• Multiplying or dividing each term by the same nonzero number will give an equal ratio. For example, the ratio 2:4 is equal to the ratio 1:2.

Correct?
• yes i beleve
• can you vote on this post I am trying to get the badges for the 10 and 20 votes on one post
• What is ?
• can someone explain what ratios are. A simple definition for my mind to process, please?
• A ratio is a comparison of two or more numbers that indicates their sizes in relation to each other. A ratio compares two quantities by division.
(1 vote)
• I have a question that how can you find the area of a 3D shape
• There is no such thing as area of 3D objects, you have to talk about lateral surface area and total surface area (often just called surface area). You can do this by creating a net of the 3D object or use the formulas that are known, you can go to search box and put in surface area.