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

1 a.

A herd of 21 horses has 7 white and some black horses. What is the ratio of white to black horses?

2 a.

A group of preschoolers has 16 boys and 9 girls. What is the ratio of girls to all children?

3 a.

Matthew drew 10 hearts and 19 circles. What is the ratio of circles to all shapes?

4 a.

A pattern has 4 blue triangles to every 16 yellow triangles. What is the ratio of yellow triangles to all triangles?

5 a.

A pattern has 2 blue triangles to every 6 yellow triangles. What is the ratio of yellow triangles to all triangles?

6 a.

Matthew drew 7 hearts and 12 circles. What is the ratio of hearts to all shapes?

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Answer Key

1 a.

1 : 2

2 a.

9 : 25

3 a.

19 : 29

4 a.

4 : 5

5 a.

3 : 4

6 a.

7 : 19

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