Ratio Problems Worksheet

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

1 a. A bag contains 144 marbles, some red and some transparent. The ratio of red marbles to transparent ones is 3 : 5. How many red marbles are there?




2 a. Lucas has nickels, dimes, and quarters in the ratio of 5 : 2 : 1. If 9 of Lucas's coins are quarters, how many nickels and dimes does Lucas have?




3 a. In a cookie mix, we find walnut cookies, almond cookies, and no-bake cookies in a ratio of 3 : 2 : 4. If a bag of the mix contains 64 no-bake cookies, how many walnut cookies are there?




4 a. A bag contains 54 marbles, some white and some blue. The ratio of white marbles to blue ones is 2 : 4. How many white marbles are there?




5 a. A bag contains 126 marbles, some green and some white. The ratio of green marbles to white ones is 1 : 6. How many green marbles are there?




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Answer Key

1 a. There are 54 red marbles.
2 a. Lucas has 45 nickels and 18 dimes.
3 a. There are 48 walnut cookies.
4 a. There are 18 white marbles.
5 a. There are 18 green marbles.

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