Ratios As Fractions | Ratios, Rates, And Percentages | 6th Grade | Khan Academy

How are fractions and ratios the same? How are they different? Is 2:5 the same as 2/5?

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  1. wow it is very important and helpful information about ratios it even helped me with my 6th grade homework

  2. One question,does anyone know where I can find a video about how to make a fraction to fit into a unit rate
    If u don’t understand then this is one of the problems on my homework:
    Find the unit rate: 200 meters per 19.30 seconds. HOW DO I DO THAT!!! I know u make it into a fraction to make it fit but I don’t know how!

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