The perfect way to begin a unit on ratios.
Objective: Students will be able to compare two items, as a ratio, written in four notations: fractional form, word form (using to), odds notation, and layman's terms (for every...there are...).
This worksheet contains an example and 10 problems. The first five example are straightforward problems. The second five require the students to interpret an expression to find the amount of items (ex: there are 5 less dogs than cats).