# Comparing Apples and Oranges with Ratios

Skill:

Write a ratio or rate to compare two quantities

# Comparing Apples and Oranges with Ratios

Create ratios to compare numbers of apples and oranges in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

If we say the ratio of apples to oranges is 27:36, what does that mean?

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### Open-ended question 2

If there are a total of 20 pieces of fruit, what is one possible ratio of apples to oranges? Apples to total fruit? Oranges to total fruit?

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