If there are 74 nests containing 11 eggs each and 9 nests containing 14 eggs each what would be the ratio of this expressed in the form of 1:x, where x is the number expressed to one decimal place.
I know the basics : 9:74 but not sure what to do after that.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com November 30, 2021, 12:09 am ad1c9bdddf
First you have to define a ratio of what quantity per what quantity.
The way I read the question they want to find what is the ratio of nests per eggs.
There are 74 nests containing 11 eggs each, or 74 nests containing total of
There are 9 more nests containing 14 eggs each, or 9 nests containing total of
we have total of 74+9=83 nests that contain 814+126=940 eggs
So the ratio of ...
The solution demonstrates how to find ratios of quantities when the distribution of objects is non-homogeneous.