# How do you write each real-world example as a rate using labels and then the unit rate: Maddy put 72 chairs in 4 rows?

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#### Explanation:

As a rate: for every 4 rows you have 72 chairs.

This is a word version of ratio which can be written in 2 ways

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In the form you sometimes see on electronic clocks, which is not a convenient format for calculations

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In the same form as you use for fractions which is much better for manipulating changing quantities.

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I chose to make the unit rate to be based on 1 row.