Ratio Problems Worksheet

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

1 a. A jar contains 490 beans. Of all the beans, 4/7 are cranberry beans and the rest are mung beans. What is the ratio of cranberry beans to mung beans?




2 a. In a cookie mix, we find raisin cookies, oatmeal cookies, and snickerdoodle cookies in a ratio of 3 : 2 : 3. If a bag of the mix contains 30 snickerdoodle cookies, how many raisin cookies are there?




3 a. A kennel has 90 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 puppies are there?




4 a. Alyssa has 162 coins. Of the coins, 6/9 are nickels, 1/9 are dimes, and the rest are quarters. What is the ratio of Alyssa's nickels to dimes to quarters?




5 a. A truck is carrying cranberry juice, cherry juice, and pineapple juice bottles in a ratio of 6 : 2 : 2. If there are 1656 pineapple juice bottles, then how many juice bottles in total are there?




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Answer Key

1 a. The ratio of cranberry beans to mung beans is 4 : 3.
2 a. There are 30 raisin cookies.
3 a. There are 18 puppies.
4 a. The ratio is 6 : 1 : 2.
5 a. There are 1800 juice bottles in total.

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