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 Part-Part:  One meaning of a ratio that represents a relationship between one part of a whole and another part of the same whole.

Answer the following questions about part-part fractions.
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a) Joey has 4 cookies, and Susan has 7 cookies. Write a part-part fraction to describe the number of cookies that each of the students have.

 

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b) There are 21 students in a class. If 8 of the students are boys, write a part-part fraction to describe the ratio of sexes in the class. b)
 

c) 5/9 is a part-part fraction that describes the number of red and green pieces of candy in a bag. There is a total of 28 pieces of candy and there is more green candy than red candy. Find the number of red pieces of candy.

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