# In the Miller family, there are 8 boys and 12 girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls?

May 30, 2018

$2 : 3$
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...
$2 : 3$