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

1 a.

A herd of 26 horses has 7 white and some black horses. What is the ratio of white to black horses?

2 a.

A group of preschoolers has 12 boys and 11 girls. What is the ratio of girls to boys?

3 a.

A group of preschoolers has 1 boy and 11 girls. What is the ratio of girls to boys?

4 a.

A herd of 27 horses has 3 white and some black horses. What is the ratio of black horses to white horses?

5 a.

A group of preschoolers has 8 boys and 14 girls. What is the ratio of boys to all children?

6 a.

A herd of 26 horses has 6 white and some black horses. What is the ratio of black horses to white horses?

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Answer Key

1 a.

7 : 19

2 a.

11 : 12

3 a.

11 : 1

4 a.

8 : 1

5 a.

4 : 11

6 a.

10 : 3

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