In the Miller family, there are 8 boys and 12 girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls? Algebra Linear Equations Equations with Ratios and Proportions 1 Answer Brianna P · Stefan V. May 30, 2018 Answer: #2:3# Explanation: Here, you'll want to find your GCF. You start off with #8:12#. What is the largest thing you can divide both numbers by? The answer is #4#. So, divide both numbers by #4# and you have... #2:3# Related questions What is the difference between proportions and ratios? What is the difference between ratios and rates? What are cross products? How do you write "12 meters to 4 floors" as a rate? How do you write and simplify "150 boys to 175 girls" as a ratio? How do you solve #\frac{6}{19} = \frac{x}{11}#? How do you solve #\frac{n+1}{11} = -2#? How do you solve #\frac{0.1}{1.01} = \frac{1.9}{x}#? How do you use proportions to solve how much money the restaurant made if it serves 250 people per ... How do you solve #x/4-7=13#? See all questions in Equations with Ratios and Proportions Impact of this question 1453 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License