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Ratios & Proportions Example 1

At a local book store, for every one hundred books sold, 68 of them are fiction. What is the proportion of | Since 68 of every 100 sold are fiction, itâ€™s a safe bet that the remaining books are nonfiction. So, nonfiction books for every 100 sold. Proportions are usually written as fractions, so: , which reduces to (by dividing by 4) . |

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