# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to find a ratio

## Example Questions

### Example Question #2 : Grade 6

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we need to create a ratio with the given information. It says that for every  votes cast for candidate A, candidate B got  votes. We can write the following ratio.

Now substitute in the given numbers.

Now, use the original relationship to create a proportion and solve for the number of votes that candidate A received.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

### Example Question #2 : Grade 6

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we need to create a ratio with the given information. It says that for every  votes cast for candidate A, candidate B got  votes. We can write the following ratio.

Now substitute in the given numbers.

Now, use the original relationship to create a proportion and solve for the number of votes that candidate A received.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

### Example Question #1 : Understand The Concept Of A Unit Rate: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.2

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #31 : Numbers And Operations

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #1 : Understand The Concept Of A Unit Rate: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.2

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #1 : Understand The Concept Of A Unit Rate: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.2

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #11 : Understand The Concept Of A Unit Rate: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.2

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #12 : Understand The Concept Of A Unit Rate: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.2

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #31 : How To Find A Ratio

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?

Explanation:

In order to find the motorcyclist’s speed, we need to create a ratio of the miles travelled in a single hour.

Reduce and solve.

### Example Question #11 : Grade 6

A motorcycle travels  in . What is the motorcyclist’s speed in miles per hour (mph)?