Ratio

1

Write, in its simplest form, the ratio of left handed pupils to right handed pupils in a class if 6 pupils write with their left hands and 18 use their right.

2

Neil buys 12 cans of lemonade and 21 cans of cola.

Write down the ratio of lemonade to cola in its simplest form.

3

Clare has 36 sweets, she intends to share them with her sister in the ratio 5:1, where she gets to have most of them.

How many sweets does her sister get?

4

There are 28 passengers on a bus.

The ratio of men to women is 6:1.

How many men are there on the bus?

5

Divide 880g of food between the cat and the dog in the ratio of 3:5.

6

A sum of £120 is divided in the ratio 3:4:5.

What is the largest share?

7

Find the largest share when £192.50 is divided in the ratio of 2:5.

8

Find the smallest share when 260g is divided in the ratio of 4:2:7.

9

At an election 7800 people voted Labour, Conservative or Liberal Democrats in the ratio of 4:3:5.

How many people voted Conservative?

10

£109.80 is divided between Gerald and his twin sisters in the ratio 5:2:2.

How much did each twin receive?