# Ratio & Proportion

Explain how to set up and solve the following

This is a table

compartment a b c d

proportion .25 .20 .35 .30

Suppose Alrik determines that his gerbil spends time in the four compartment A,B, C, and D in the ratio 4:3:2:1. What proportions should he fill in the table above? Is this a valid probability function?

A peanut version has the following proportions

Color brown red yellow green orange

Proportions .3 .2 .2 .2 .1

A candy of this type is selected at random from each of two newly-opened bags. What is the probability that the two candies have the given colors?

18. both are orange

19. one is red, and the second is yellow.

21. neither is yellow

22. the first is not red, and the second is not orange.

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This is a table

compartment a b c d

proportion .25 .20 .35 .30

Suppose Alrik determines that his gerbil spends time in the four compartment A,B, C, and D in the ratio 4:3:2:1. What proportions should he fill in the table above? Is this a valid probability ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution assists with solving the ratio and porportion of the given question.