What Do You Know About Writing Proportions?

10 Questions
What Do You Know About Writing Proportions?

A proportion is simply a statement that two ratios are equal. It can be written in two ways: as two equal fractions a/b = c/d; or using a colon, a:b = c:d. The following proportion is read as "twenty is to twenty-five as four is to five. "

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A proportion is simply a statement of how many ratios that are equal?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    It can be written in how many ways?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 3. 
    Proportion is a topic in which course?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Mathematics

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Sociology

  • 4. 
    Mathematics can be taught at .....?
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Home

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Mosque

  • 5. 
    Who is not a scientist among them?
    • A. 

      Wole Soyinka

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Bill Nye

  • 6. 
    Proportion has a relationship with ....
    • A. 

      Decimal

    • B. 

      Algebra

    • C. 

      Indices

    • D. 

      Percentage

  • 7. 
    Proportion also has to do with ....?
    • A. 

      Ratio

    • B. 

      Decimal

    • C. 

      Percentage

    • D. 

      Indices

  • 8. 
    Mathematical proportions are often used by ..... to compare information.
    • A. 

      Scientists

    • B. 

      Artistes

    • C. 

      Cleaner

    • D. 

      Pastor

  • 9. 
    The cross products of the ratios are equal when how many ratios are equal?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 10. 
    Which of the following has to do with solving equations?
    • A. 

      Creative Art

    • B. 

      Mathematics

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Literature