Ratio Problems Worksheet

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

1 a. A jar black beans and kidney beans in a ratio of 3 : 2, and 150 of the beans are black beans. How many beans in total are there in the jar?

 

 

 

2 a. Elizabeth has 42 coins. Of the coins, 1/6 are nickels, 2/6 are dimes, and the rest are quarters. What is the ratio of Elizabeth's nickels to dimes to quarters?

 

 

 

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 2 : 3. How many adult dogs are there?

 

 

 

4 a. The ratio of girls to boys in a a bicycling club was 3 : 6. There were 42 boys. How many total members were there in the club?

 

 

 

5 a. A kennel has 100 dogs in total, some are puppies and some are adult dogs. The ratio of puppies to adult dogs in a kennel is 3 : 2. How many puppies are there?

 

 

 

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Answer Key

1 a. The jar contains 250 beans.
2 a. The ratio is 1 : 2 : 3.
3 a. There are 54 adult dogs.
4 a. There were 63 members.
5 a. There are 60 puppies.


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