# What is Ratio in Math? - Definition & Overview

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### What is a ratio?

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### 2. You've prepared 1 cup of sugar for a recipe that calls for a ratio of 1:8 of sugar to flour. How much flour do you need?

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This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding what a ratio is and how to write them. You will also be quizzed on the parts of a ratio and what they compare.

## Quiz and Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various ways to write a ratio and what purpose they serve. The quiz covers the following:

• Ratio
• What a ratio compares
• Different ways to write a ratio
• Fractions

## Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

• Making connections - use understanding of ratios to define dimensions
• Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve scaling practice problems
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as ratios and fractions

To learn more about ratios, access the accompanying lesson What is Ratio in Math? - Definition & Overview.

• Understand the purpose of a ratio
• Explain the parts of a ratio
• Learn the different ways to write ratios
• Learn how to scale ratios
• Understand the purpose of scaling ratios
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