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Ratios with tape diagrams


The school band bought cheese and pepperoni pizzas in the ratio represented in the tape diagram for their end of year party.
A tape diagram with 2 tapes of unequal lengths. The first tape has 3 equal parts. A curved bracket above the first tape is labeled Cheese pizzas. The second tape has 1 part of the same size as in the first tape. A curved bracket below the second tape is labeled Pepperoni pizzas.
Based on the ratio, if they bought 6 cheese pizzas, how many total pizzas did they buy?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/4
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4
  • an exact decimal, like 0.75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12 pi or 2/3 pi
total pizzas