## Engage NY Eureka Math 6th Grade Module 1 Lesson 2 Answer Key

### Eureka Math Grade 6 Module 1 Lesson 2 Exercise Answer Key

Exercise 1.

Come up with two examples of ratio relationships that are interesting to you.

Answer:

1. My brother watches twice as much television as I do. The ratio of number of hours he watches in a day to the number of hours I watch in a day is usually 2: 1.

2. For every 2 chores my mom gives my brother, she gives 3 to me. The ratio is 2:3.

Exploratory Challenge:

A T-shirt manufacturing company surveyed teenage girls on their favorite T-shirt color to guide the company’s decisions about how many of each color T-shirt they should design and manufacture. The results of the survey are shown here.

Exercises for Exploratory Challenge

Question 1.

Describe a ratio relationship, in the context of this survey, for which the ratio is 3: 5.

Answer:

The number of girls who answered orange to the number of girls who answered pink.

Question 2.

For each ratio relationship given, fill in the ratio it is describing.

Answer:

Question 3.

For each ratio given, fill in a description of the ratio relationship it could describe, using the context of the survey.

Answer:

### Eureka Math Grade 6 Module 1 Lesson 2 Problem Set Answer Key

Question 1.

Using the floor tiles design shown below, create 4 different ratios related to the image. Describe the ratio

relationship, and write the ratio in the form A: B or the form A to B.

Answer:

For every 16 tiles, there are 4 white tiles.

The ratio of the number of black tiles to the number of white tiles is 2 to 4.

(Answers will vary.)

Question 2.

Billy wanted to write a ratio of the number of apples to the number of peppers in his refrigerator. He wrote 1: 3.

Did Billy write the ratio correctly? Explain your answer.

Answer:

Billy is incorrect. There are 3 apples and 1 pepper in the picture. The ratio of the number of apples to the number of peppers is 3: 1.

### Eureka Math Grade 6 Module 1 Lesson 2 Exit Ticket Answer Key

Question 1.

Give two different ratios with a description of the ratio relationship using the following information:

There are 15 male teachers in the school. There are 35 female teachers in the school.

Answer:

Possible solutions:

- The ratio of the number of male teachers to the number of female teachers is 15: 35.
- The ratio of the number of female teachers to the number of male teachers is 35: 15.
- The ratio of the number of female teachers to the total number of teachers in the school is 35: 50.
- The ratio of the number of male teachers to the total number of teachers in the school is 15: 50.

Please note that some students may write other equivalent ratios as answers. For example, 3: 7 is equivalent to 15: 35.