Question The ratio of cats to dogs at a local pet shelter is 5 to 3. If there are 60 cats in the shelter, which of the following is the number of dogs?

Answer: Step-by-step explanation: cats : dogs 5 : 3 Since you are looking for dogs it is :- [tex]\frac{dogs}{cats}[/tex] × 60 cats (the number of cats). [tex]\frac{3}{5}[/tex] × 60 cats = 36 dogs. ∴ There are 36 dogs. Log in to Reply

Answer:Step-by-step explanation:cats : dogs

5 : 3

Since you are looking for dogs it is :-

[tex]\frac{dogs}{cats}[/tex] × 60 cats (the number of cats).

[tex]\frac{3}{5}[/tex] × 60 cats = 36 dogs.

∴ There are 36 dogs.