## Colin surveyed his classmates about their favorite subject in school. Colin’s Survey Results Favorite Subject Numbe

Question

Colin surveyed his classmates about their favorite subject in school.

Colin’s Survey Results
Favorite Subject
Number of Students
Math
14
Language Arts
7
Earth Science
10
Life Science
11

Which statement is true?
The ratio of science fans to language arts fans is 10:7.
The ratio of language arts fans to science fans is 1:3.
The ratio of math and science fans to language arts fans is 24:7.
The ratio of language arts fans to math and science fans is 5:1.

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## Answers ( )

The correct answer is “The ratio of language arts fans to science fans is 1:3.

Step-by-step explanation:

The ratio is the amount of students with a favorite subject per (compare with) the amount of students that prefer other subject.

We are going to analyze every statement

• The ratio of science fans to language arts fans is 10:7.  FALSE.

Science fans are 21 (Earth Science  +Life Science
). This ratio is 21:7 or 3:1.

• The ratio of language arts fans to science fans is 1:3.  TRUE.

This ratio is 7:21,  we can divide this numbers so that is the same of 1:3

• The ratio of math and science fans to language arts fans is 24:7.  FALSE.

This ratio is 35:7

• The ratio of language arts fans to math and science fans is 5:1. FALSE.

This ratio is 7:35 or 1:5