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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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