A ratio is used to compare two quantities. The quantities should be in the same units.

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.

3:2

3:1

1:3

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

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

4:7

7:4

6:7

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?

6 sweets

7 sweets

30 sweets

There are 28 passengers on a bus.

The ratio of men to women is 6:1.

How many men are there on the bus?

4 men

5 men

24 men

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

550:330

330:550

293:176

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

What is the largest share?

£10

£30

£50

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

£55

£27.50

£137.50

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

20g

140g

40g

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

How many people voted Conservative?

1950 people

650 people

2600 people

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

How much did each twin receive?

£12.20

£24.40

£61