Ratio Clues in the Clouds
Arrange the ratio clues in the clouds in a logical order to work out the values of the twelve letters.
Drag the clouds around so that you can see all of the ten clues.
G:J is the simplest
form of 3:15
E:F is equivalent
to the ratio I:J
A:I is equivalent
F:G is equivalent
D:G is equivalent
C:B is equivalent
J:A is equivalent
H:I is equivalent
K:L is the simplest
form of 35:45
B:D:G is the simplest form of 16:12:4
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