# SOLUTION: Mark's soccer team played 12 games. The ratio of games wont to games lost was 2:1. To the nearest whole percent, what percent of the games did his team lose?

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 Question 137413: Mark's soccer team played 12 games. The ratio of games wont to games lost was 2:1. To the nearest whole percent, what percent of the games did his team lose?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A RATIO OF 2:1 REPRESENTS THE OUTCOME OF THREE EVENTS WHERE 2 WERE WON. NOW SET UP A RATION WITH FRACTIONS TO REPRESENT THE OUTCOME OF 12 GAMES. 2/3=X/12 NOW CROSS MULTIPLY 3X=2*12 3X=24 X=8 IS THE NUMBER OF WINS OUT OF 12 GAMES PLAYED. PROOF: 2/1=8/4 8=8