In Read & Write the Simplified Ratio for the Following

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1
Jacob’s monthly income is $960 and him savings is $320. Find savings to expenses ratio.
2
Out of 132 students in a class, 60 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
3
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 80 feet and 24 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
4
Out of 117 students in a class, 9 prefer football, 63 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.
5
There are 90 teachers in a school of 2655 students. Find number of teachers to number of students ratio.
6
In a city of 6200 people, 3920 are government employees and the remaining are self-employed. Find government employees to self-employed ratio.
7
Iva’s monthly income is $900 and her savings is $300. Find savings to expenses ratio.
8
Out of 54 students in a class, 18 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
9
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 112 feet and 28 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
10
Out of 120 students in a class, 30 prefer football, 48 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.

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1
Jacob’s monthly income is $960 and him savings is $320. Find savings to expenses ratio.
Savings to expenses ratio is 1:2
Solution
Jacob's Income = $960
Savings = $320
Expenses = 960 - 320 = 640
∴ savings to expenses ratio = 320:640 = 1:2
2
Out of 132 students in a class, 60 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
Boys to girls ratio is 5:6
Solution
Total Number of students = 132
boys = 60
girls = 132 - 60 = 72
∴ Boys to girls ratio = 60:72 = 5:6
3
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 80 feet and 24 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
Length to breadth ratio is 10:3
Solution
Length of a rectangular field = 80
breadth of a rectangular field = 24
∴ Length to breadth ratio = 80:24 = 10:3
4
Out of 117 students in a class, 9 prefer football, 63 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.
Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio is 1:5
Solution
Total Number of students = 117
Number of students prefer football = 9
Number of students prefer baseball = 63
Number of students prefer tennis =117 - (9 + 63) = 45
∴ Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio = 9:45 = 1:5
5
There are 90 teachers in a school of 2655 students. Find number of teachers to number of students ratio.
number of teachers to number of students ratio is 2:59
Solution
Total Number of teachers = 90
Total Number of students = 2655
∴ Number of teachers to number of students ratio = 90:2655 = 2:59
6
In a city of 6200 people, 3920 are government employees and the remaining are self-employed. Find government employees to self-employed ratio.
Government employees to self-employed ratio is 98:57
Solution
Number of people in the city = $6200
Number of Government employees = $3920
Self employed = 6200 - 3920 = 2280
∴ Government employees to self-employed ratio = 3920:2280 = 98:57
7
Iva’s monthly income is $900 and her savings is $300. Find savings to expenses ratio.
Savings to expenses ratio is 1:2
Solution
Iva's Income = $900
Savings = $300
Expenses = 900 - 300 = 600
∴ savings to expenses ratio = 300:600 = 1:2
8
Out of 54 students in a class, 18 are boys. Find boys to girls ratio.
Boys to girls ratio is 1:2
Solution
Total Number of students = 54
boys = 18
girls = 54 - 18 = 36
∴ Boys to girls ratio = 18:36 = 1:2
9
Length and breadth of a rectangular field are 112 feet and 28 feet respectively. Find the ratio of length to breadth of the field.
Length to breadth ratio is 4:1
Solution
Length of a rectangular field = 112
breadth of a rectangular field = 28
∴ Length to breadth ratio = 112:28 = 4:1
10
Out of 120 students in a class, 30 prefer football, 48 prefer baseball and remaining like tennis. Find the ratio of number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis.
Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio is 5:7
Solution
Total Number of students = 120
Number of students prefer football = 30
Number of students prefer baseball = 48
Number of students prefer tennis =120 - (30 + 48) = 42
∴ Number of students who prefer football to number of students who prefer tennis ratio = 30:42 = 5:7

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