# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to find a ratio

## Example Questions

### Example Question #41 : Grade 6

Traffic from the suburbs and farms into a city typically follows an observable pattern. On any given morning there are  cars for every  trucks. On one particular busy morning there are  trucks. How many cars are sitting in traffic?

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we must make a table of ratios. In the question we are given the base ratio:

We can use this ratio to make a table.

According to the table, there are .

### Example Question #721 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

Traffic from the suburbs and farms into a city typically follows an observable pattern. On any given morning there are  cars for every  trucks. On one particular busy morning there are  trucks. How many cars are sitting in traffic?

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we must make a table of ratios. In the question we are given the base ratio:

We can use this ratio to make a table.

According to the table, there are .

### Example Question #61 : How To Find A Ratio

Traffic from the suburbs and farms into a city typically follows an observable pattern. On any given morning there are  cars for every  trucks. On one particular busy morning there are  trucks. How many cars are sitting in traffic?

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we must make a table of ratios. In the question we are given the base ratio:

We can use this ratio to make a table.

According to the table, there are .

### Example Question #41 : Ratios & Proportional Relationships

Traffic from the suburbs and farms into a city typically follows an observable pattern. On any given morning there are  cars for every  trucks. On one particular busy morning there are  trucks. How many cars are sitting in traffic?

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we must make a table of ratios. In the question we are given the base ratio:

We can use this ratio to make a table.

According to the table, there are .

### Example Question #61 : How To Find A Ratio

Traffic from the suburbs and farms into a city typically follows an observable pattern. On any given morning there are  cars for every  trucks. On one particular busy morning there are  trucks. How many cars are sitting in traffic?

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we must make a table of ratios. In the question we are given the base ratio:

We can use this ratio to make a table.

According to the table, there are .

### Example Question #62 : How To Find A Ratio

At a local market, farmers trade produce to obtain a more diverse crop. A farmer will trade  turnips for  ears of corn. If a man has  ears of corn, then how many turnips can he get?

Explanation:

Ratios can be written in the following format:

Using this format, substitute the given information to create a ratio.

Rewrite the ratio as a fraction.

We know that the farmer has  ears of corn. Create a ratio with the variable  that represents how many turnips he can get.

Create a proportion using the two ratios.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

The farmer can get .

### Example Question #2 : Solve Unit Rate Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.3b

At a local market, farmers trade produce to obtain a more diverse crop. A farmer will trade  turnips for  ears of corn. If a man has  ears of corn, then how many turnips can he get?

Explanation:

Ratios can be written in the following format:

Using this format, substitute the given information to create a ratio.

Rewrite the ratio as a fraction.

We know that the farmer has  ears of corn. Create a ratio with the variable  that represents how many turnips he can get.

Create a proportion using the two ratios.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

The farmer can get .

### Example Question #1 : Solve Unit Rate Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Rp.A.3b

At a local market, farmers trade produce to obtain a more diverse crop. A farmer will trade  turnips for  ears of corn. If a man has  ears of corn, then how many turnips can he get?

Explanation:

Ratios can be written in the following format:

Using this format, substitute the given information to create a ratio.

Rewrite the ratio as a fraction.

We know that the farmer has  ears of corn. Create a ratio with the variable  that represents how many turnips he can get.

Create a proportion using the two ratios.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

The farmer can get .

### Example Question #64 : How To Find A Ratio

At a local market, farmers trade produce to obtain a more diverse crop. A farmer will trade  turnips for  ears of corn. If a man has  ears of corn, then how many turnips can he get?

Explanation:

Ratios can be written in the following format:

Using this format, substitute the given information to create a ratio.

Rewrite the ratio as a fraction.

We know that the farmer has  ears of corn. Create a ratio with the variable  that represents how many turnips he can get.

Create a proportion using the two ratios.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

The farmer can get .

### Example Question #52 : Grade 6

At a local market, farmers trade produce to obtain a more diverse crop. A farmer will trade  turnips for  ears of corn. If a man has  ears of corn, then how many turnips can he get?

Explanation:

Ratios can be written in the following format:

Using this format, substitute the given information to create a ratio.

Rewrite the ratio as a fraction.

We know that the farmer has  ears of corn. Create a ratio with the variable  that represents how many turnips he can get.

Create a proportion using the two ratios.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

The farmer can get .