# There are 300 students in English 101 and 660 students in English 102 what is the ratio in simplest form of the students in English 101 ?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Divide by 60, the GCF.

#### Explanation:

I am going to interpret this poorly worded question differently from how Camilleon did.

There were 960 students in the 2 courses. The number of students in English 101 was

of the total students in the 2 courses.

I do not know which answer will be considered correct, but this points out that clarity is important.

I hope this helps,

Steve

Depending on what quantities are to be compared it is

#### Explanation:

A ratio is a comparison between two or more quantities.

The question does not state clearly what quantities must be compared?

Assuming it is

"The ratio of students in

Then we have:

Which gives:

I would assume this is what was intended.

But if it is meant as

"The ratio of students in

Then we have:

Which gives: