A catering company’s recipe for salad uses a ratio of 2 cups of dressing to 12 cups of vegetables. (a) Mrs. Roberts simplified this ratio to 2:6. Explain/show how you know she is incorrect. Can you tell where she might have made a mistake while simplifying?

Accepted Solution

The ratio should be 1:6 seeing that every 1 cup of salad dressing there are 6 cups of vegetables