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Ratio, Rate, and Proportion

If it takes 5 identical firetrucks 5 minutes to pump 5 kiloliters of water onto a fire, how long will it take 8 firetrucks pump 8 kiloliters? Hint: the answer isn't 8 minutes.

Simplifying Ratios

         

Which of the following is equal to

\[ 1 : 2? \]

True or False?

The ratios \( 6 : 10 \) and \( 3 : 5 \) are equivalent.

Which of the following is equal to

\[ 15 : 25? \]

Which of the following ratios is in lowest form?

True or false?

The ratios \( 8 : 17\) and \(2 : 5 \) are equivalent.

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