# Ratio Dr.Frost worksheet

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Ratio Worksheet
Question 1
In a box of mixed nuts, the total number of almonds, cashews and peanuts is 1025.
The ratio of almonds to cashews is 1 : 3.
The ratio of cashews to peanuts is 5 : 7.
Calculate the number of cashews in the box.
.......................... cashews
(4 marks)
Question 2
In 2001, the club’s total income was &pound;1000.
The club spent 60% of its total income on a hall.
It spent a further &pound;250 on prizes.
Work out the ratio
The amount spent on the hall : the amount spent on prizes.
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(3 marks)
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Question 3
Azmol, Ryan and Kim each played a game.
Azmol’s score was four times Ryan’s score.
Kim’s score was half of Azmol’s score.
Write down the ratio of Azmol’s score to Ryan’s score to Kim’s score.
Input note: give your ratio in its simplest form.
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(2 marks)
Question 4
The ratio of yellow sweets to purple sweets is 5: 4.
Alice eats 3 purple sweets and the ratio is now 5: 3.
Work out how many sweets there were at the beginning.
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Question 5
Some biscuits contain only three ingredients: flour, butter and sugar.
• The ratio of flour to butter is 5 : 4.
• The ratio of butter to sugar is 2 : 1.
• The total weight of the flour, butter and sugar is 770 g.
Work out the weight of each of the ingredients.
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Flour .......................... g
Butter .......................... g
Sugar .......................... g
(4 marks)
Question 6
Given that 𝑥: 𝑦 = 1: 2 and 𝑦: 𝑧 = 3: 4, what is 𝑥: 𝑧?
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Question 7
A bottle contains 750ml of mineral water. Rachel drinks 50% more than Ross, and these two
friends finish the bottle between them. How much does Rachel drink?
.......................... ml
Question 8
𝑥: 𝑦 = 3: 2
Write 𝑥 in terms of 𝑦.
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𝑥 = ..........................
(2 marks)
Question 9
Bag A contains 7𝑥 counters.
Bag B contains 2𝑥 counters.
Five counters are taken from bag A and put in bag B.
The ratio of counters in bag A to bag B is now 8: 3
Use algebra to work out the total number of counters in the bags.
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(4 marks)
Question 10
When Ria and Flora compared the amounts of money in their savings accounts, they found
that their savings were in the ratio 5 : 3.
Then Ria took 160 euros from her savings to buy a tablet. The ratio of their savings then
changed to 3 : 5.
How many euros did Ria have before buying the tablet?
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Question 11
I fill a glass with orange juice and lemonade in the ratio 1 : 4
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I drink 4 of the contents of the glass, then I fill the glass using orange juice.
Now what is the ratio of orange juice to lemonade in the glass?
Write the ratio in its simplest form.
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Question 12
Boris has 65% more boys than girls in his class. What is the ratio of boys to girls?
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] 7: 33
] 20: 13
] 13: 6
] 33: 20
] 42: 17
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Question 13
Which of these is equivalent to an offer of:
&quot;Buy one item, get another item at half price&quot;
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] Three for the price of two.
] Five for the price of four.
] Two for the price of one.
] Three for the price of one.
] Four for the price of three.
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Question 1
375 cashews
Question 2
12: 5
Question 3
4: 1: 2
Question 4
27
Question 5
Flour 350 g and Butter 280 g and Sugar 140 g
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Question 6
3: 8
Question 7
450 ml
Question 8
𝑥=
3𝑦
2
Question 9
99
Question 10
250 euros
Question 11
2: 3
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Question 12
33: 20
Question 13
Four for the price of three.
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