**A class of 40 students has 18 boys and 22 girls. What is ratio of girls to boys in the class?**

11:9

20:9

9:11

20:11

*Correct Answer : A*

A ratio is of the form a : b but can also be converted to a fraction of the form a/b, where b is not equal to zero. Besides, to in ration means per in fraction form.

In the class of 40 students, 22 are girls and 18 are boys. Thus, the ratio of girls to boys becomes:

* *

The above fraction can be reduced further since 2 is a common factor in both 22 and 18. Thus

In ratio form, girls: boys=11:9

Thus, the ratio of girls to boys in a class of 40 students is 11 to 9.

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