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### Unit 2: Lesson 14

Lesson 16: Solving more ratio problems

# Ratios with tape diagrams

Sal uses tape diagrams to visualize equivalent ratios and describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

## Want to join the conversation?

• I have been stuck here for 40 hours now. please help me. I don't get ratios at all is there easier to do this?
• Ratios are numbers that are comparing to each other for example, ¨For every 2 lbs of black paint, you have 4 lbs of white paint or 2:4.
Hope this helps. :)
• Seriously. I kept getting this correct and i did this correct and it's the wrong answer. Literally, still wrong. facepalm
• u can report the problem
• Can you make 10:6 in to 1 and 2/3
• no because then you don't know what your ratio is
• i need help with ratios tape diagrams
• What do you need help with?
• they have a question on harry potter in the vid
• My brain is going to explode most other kids get this not me...
• you got this
• In the Khan academy "Ratios with tape diagrams", I can't understand how to solve the problems,even though I've watched the videos hundreds of times. The questions of area are hard. Can you help me?
• Well if you are doing a practice round of "Ratios with tape diagrams" have a look at how Khan Academy solves it, by using a hint, then try writing it down and study it. It actually helps me.