Solve.If the problem asks for a ratio, give it in simplified form.

1 a.

A kennel has 70 dogs in total, some are puppies and some are adult dogs.
The ratio of puppies to adult dogs in a kennel is 1 : 4. How many adult dogs are there?

2 a.

Madison and Ethan share a reward of $80 in a ratio of 2 : 6. How much does Ethan get?

3 a.

The ratio of girls to boys in a a gardening club was 2 : 4. There were 20 boys. How many total members were there in the club?

4 a.

Jayden and Isabella share a reward of $120 in a ratio of 5 : 3. How much does Isabella get?

5 a.

A kennel has 60 dogs in total, some are puppies and some are adult dogs.
The ratio of puppies to adult dogs in a kennel is 2 : 3. How many adult dogs are there?

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Answer Key

1 a.

There are 56 adult dogs.

2 a.

Ethan gets $60.

3 a.

There were 30 members.

4 a.

Isabella gets $45.

5 a.

There are 36 adult dogs.

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