# Ratios and Proportions - Page 6

Questions

- What is the ratio between #1 1/4# hours and #25# minutes?
- 1 mL = 32 drops from a dropper. If a 15 mL container holds 60 equal doses of medicine, how many drops are in a dose?
- How do you divide 84 kg in a ratio of 1:2:3?
- A farmer gives each of his horses #1/2# of a salt lick a month. If he has 2 horses, how many salt licks does he use a month?
- How do you simplify the ratio. 28.8 to 44.8?
- A car moving at a constant speed travels 88 feet in 2 seconds. Use a proportion to find how many feet it travels in one minute?
- On a map the distance between Atlanta, Georgia, and Nashville, Tennessee, is 12.5 in. The actual distance between these two cities is 250 miles. What is the scale?
- How is ratio used in everyday life?
- The areas of the two watch faces have a ratio of 16:25. What is the ratio of the radius of the smaller watch face to the radius of the larger watch face? What is the radius of the larger watch face?
- The cost of 6 identical chairs, 5 identical lamps and 1 table is $505. The cost of 2 such chairs and 1 table is $228, while 1 chair and 1 lamp cost $63. What is the total cost of 1 chair and 1 table? What is the total cost of 1 table, 1 lamp and 1 chair?
- Mrs Chen bought some eggs. She used 1/2 of them to make tarts and 1/4 of the remainder to make a cake. She had 9 eggs left. How many eggs did she buy?
- Lupe's heart beats 288 times in 4 minutes. How do you write an equation to represent the number of times her heart beats per minute?
- Long lengths of rope need to be cut in the ratio 6:2:1. How long is the longest piece of rope from a 54 m length of rope?
- 15 boys and 16 girls took part in the basketball competition. What is the ratio of the number of girls to the number of boys competition?
- What is the ratio of 480 g to 4.38 kg?
- Three apples cost #37# cents. What would be the price of #1 3/4# dozen apples - A. #444# cents; B. #148# cents; C. #259# cents and D. #297# cents?
- A & B share the cost in a ratio of 7:2. A pays £126, how much does B pay?
- Boys and girls are in the ratio 7:11. If there's 595 boys, how many girls are there?
- The ratio of boys to girls in Newton International School is 3 to 5. There are 120 boys in the school. How many girls are there?
- There are 300 students in English 101 and 660 students in English 102 what is the ratio in simplest form of the students in English 101 ?