# There are 14 boys and 16 girls in a class. Write the ratio of boys to girls in simplest form.

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justaguide | Certified Educator

There are 14 boys and 16 girls in a class. The ratio of boys to girls in the class is 14:16 or 7:8.

**The ratio of boys to girls in the simplest form is 7:8**

Student Comments

iloverileyconnortobymcdonough | Student

14/16 divided by 2/2 = 7/8

so 7/8 is the simplified form of 14/16