Ratios and proportions
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by Hillery Wise
| 11 Questions
Note from the author:
Writing and solving ratios and proportions
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Susan found a bag of 20 golf balls at a garage sale, and bought the bag for 75 cents. Express the ratio of cost to number of balls in lowest terms.
20:75
75:20
4:15
15:4
2
1
A statckable CD rack holds 25 CDs and costs \$4. Charlie has a collection of 150 CDs. How much will it cost him to buy enough racks to hold all of his CDs?
\$4
\$24
\$25
\$150
3
1
A gardening magazine suggested that a good mix for a flower bed is 20 pails of clay dirt, 15 pails of sand, and 5 pails of manure. Express this in lowest terms.
20:15:5
10:7:3
4:3:1
4:3:2
4
4
1
Solve the proportion.
5
1
You can peel 4 potatoes in 10 minutes. How long will it take you to peel 14 potatoes?
6
1
What is the unit rate for number 5?
7
1
The ratio of girls to boys in the 6th grade is 6 to 7. How many girls are there if there are 364 total students?
8
8
1
Using the table, what is the ratio of 7th grade boys to 6th grade boys in simplest form?
30:26
13:15
17:11
15:13
9
1
A 64-ounce container of sports juice costs \$6.50. A 48-ounce container of the same juice costs \$4.25. Which size container is the better buy?
64 oz for \$6.50
48 oz for \$4.25
10
1
Ms. Young's tahoe gets 78 miles per 3 gallons. What's the unit rate for her mileage?
78 miles per gallon
234 miles per gallon
0.038 miles per gallon
26 miles per gallon
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11
1
Choose ALL answer choices equivalent to the ratio of snails to frogs?
4:3
3:4
9:12
12:9
18:20
27:36