In a museum, the ratio of adults to children is 13 to 5. If there are 288 people in the museum, how many children are there?
number of children
So, we have a ratio of 13 adults : 5 children
This means that for every
This can be displayed Algebraically as,
Another way of doing this question is to find what one unit is,
and then multiply by ratio.
number of children =