Mathematics

Question

Marlin's marble jar had 36 red marbles and 64 blue marbles. What was the ratio of red marbles to blue marbles in the jar?

a 1:2
b 9:16
c 2:3
d 3:4

2 Answer

  • [tex] \frac{red}{blue} = \frac{36}{64} ^{(2} = \frac{18}{32} ^{(2} = \frac{9}{16} [/tex]
    So the correct answer is B
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  • Answer=B

    36 red marbles
    64 blue marbles

    red marbles:blue marbles
    36:64
    now lets simplify the ratio by dividing both numbers by 2
    18:32
    continue simplifying by dividing both sides by 2 again...
    9:16

    The ratio of red to blue marbles is 9:16