Solving a Word Problem with Proportions

Solving a Word Problem with Proportions
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Part of video series Multi-Step Equations
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Solving a word problem using proportions
  • How do I solve a word problem with a ratio in it?
  • If there are 3 fewer girls than boys in a class, and the ratio of girls to boys is 4 to 5, then how many students are in the class.
This lesson shows an example of how to solve a word problem with a ration in it by setting up a proportion.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on May 24, 2012.
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