Ratio Problems Worksheet

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

1 a. A jar black beans and cranberry beans in a ratio of 1 : 5, and 260 of the beans are black beans. How many beans in total are there in the jar?




2 a. In a cookie mix, we find thumbprint cookies, butter cookies, and cinnamon cookies in a ratio of 3 : 3 : 6. If a bag of the mix contains 42 butter cookies, how many cookies in total are there?




3 a. A kennel has 120 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?




4 a. Nathan has nickels, dimes, and quarters in the ratio of 1 : 3 : 3. If 36 of Nathan's coins are dimes, how many nickels and quarters does Nathan have?




5 a. A bag contains 63 marbles, some blue and some white. The ratio of blue marbles to white ones is 4 : 3. How many blue marbles are there?




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Answer Key

1 a. The jar contains 1560 beans.
2 a. There are a total of 168 cookies.
3 a. There are 72 puppies.
4 a. Nathan has 12 nickels and 36 quarters.
5 a. There are 36 blue marbles.

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