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## 4 out of every 12 children in a school are girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the school?

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4 out of every 12 children in a school are girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the school?

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2021-08-18T23:09:46+00:00
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Answer) 2:1

We know the number of girls is 4, but to find the number of boys you subtract 12 – 8. This gives you 8.

Therefore,

8 : 4

And you simplify the ratio to

2:1

Answer:1:3. That’s the answer to this question.