## Equivalent Ratios

Ratios are equivalent because they have the same meaning. You can find equivalent ratios by multiplying or dividing both sides by the same number. Example The figure below shows equivalent ratios to 20: 60. Fill in the missing values. The easiest thing to do in this situation would be to start from the ratio given…...

## Ratio Word Problems

This post will introduce you to ratio word problems. You will have a chance to practice with the quiz at the end. Example In a language class the girl to boy ratio is 5:8. If there are a total of 65 students, how many girls are there? We are told that in a language class…...

## Introduction to Ratios

What is a ratio? It gives the relationship between the quantities of different things. Example 1 What is the ratio of circles to squares? The answer is 4 to 3 or 4:3. In other words, the question asks, how many circles do we have for a certain number of squares. We have 4 circles for every…...

## State whether the ratios are proportional – 30 Questions

Ratios State whether the ratios are proportional. Write yes or no. 1. 6 30   = 1 5 2. 21:15 , 5:7 3. 5 to 3 , 21 to 35 4. 1:2 , 8:16 5. 12 to 13 , 1 to 2 6. 9 5   = 18 10 7. 20:14 , 10:7 8. 13 26   =…...

## Ratios – 52 Questions

Mixed Review State whether the ratios are proportional. Write yes or no. 1. 8 to 14 , 4 to 7 2. 6 44   = 24 11 3. 9 to 5 , 12 to 8 4. 44:20 , 11:5 5. 22 33   = 18 27 6. 32 20   = 48 30 Fill in the blank. 7.…...

## A Cool Invention By Mary Lynn Bushong

1     Ralph stumbled through the front door of his home and flopped onto the couch. The ceiling fan created a delightfully cool breeze in the air conditioned room. 2     “Ahhhh,” he said as he enjoyed the cool breeze. 3     Dad walked in and placed a tall glass of ice water in Ralph’s hand. 4     “Thanks, Dad,” he said, gulping…...

## Write each ratio in simplest form – 30 Questions

RatiosWrite each ratio in simplest form. 1. 60 50 2. 66:66 3. 20 to 15 4. 2 to 10 5. 16 26 6. 30:25 7. 9 2 8. 21 54 9. 57:9 10. 26 to 34 11. 42:12 12. 18 to 16 13. 70:40 14. 16 10 15. 11 to 19 16. 15 20 17.…...

## Write each ratio in three ways – 10 Questions

RatiosWrite each ratio in three ways. Write your answer in simplest form. 1. 16 black marbles and 4 blue marblesratio of all the marbles to black marbles 2. 2 black marbles and 16 blue marblesratio of black marbles to all the marbles 3. 3 black marbles and 2 white marblesratio of white marbles to black…...