 Ratio Tables

Interactive practice questions

Ryan and Valerie are preparing for a party. Ryan blows up $12$12 balloons in $15$15 minutes. Valerie blows up $24$24 balloons in $28$28 minutes. Who is blowing up balloons faster?

a

Complete the table for the number of balloons Ryan blows up in each time period. Assume that he keeps blowing up balloons at a constant rate.

 Time (minutes) Balloons $0$0 $15$15 $\editable{}$ $45$45 $60$60 $\editable{}$ $12$12 $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$
b

Complete the table for the number of balloons Valerie blows up in each time period. Assume that she keeps blowing up balloons at a constant rate.

 Time (minutes) $0$0 $28$28 $56$56 $84$84 $\editable{}$ Balloons $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $96$96
c

Using the table above, who is blowing up balloons the fastest?

Valerie

A

Ryan

B

Valerie

A

Ryan

B
Easy
Approx 3 minutes
David and Justin both travel to school by riding scooters. David covers $8$8 kilometres in $4$4 minutes. Justin travels $35$35 kilometres in $16$16 minutes.
Consider the fractions $\frac{1}{6}$16 and $\frac{1}{3}$13.
Consider the fractions $\frac{1}{6}$16 and $\frac{1}{4}$14.