# Using a Fraction to Write down a Ratio

Ratios are used to compare two amounts.

With the help of ratios, you can understand the number of times greater one amount is than another amount.

**Using a Fraction to Write down a Ratio – Examples 1**

Write the ratio as a fraction according to the shapes.

**Solutions:Step 1:** Count the number of squares. They are 5.

**Step 2:**Write it as a numerator.

**Step 3:**Count the number of stars. They are 2.

**Step 4:**Write it as a denominator. \(\frac{5}{2}\)

**Using a Fraction to Write down a Ratio – Examples 2**

Write the ratio as a fraction according to the shapes.

**Solutions:Step 1:** Count the number of triangles. They are 7.

**Step 2:**Write it as a numerator.

**Step 3:**Count the number of squares. They are 4.

**Step 4:**Write it as a denominator. \(\frac{7}{4}\)

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