# DIVIDING QUANTITIES IN A GIVEN RATIO WORKSHEET

Problem 1:

Divide :

a) \$50 in the ratio 1 : 4

b) \$35 in the ratio 3 : 4

Solution

Problem 2 :

A fortune of \$800000 is to be divided in the ratio 3 : 7. What is the larger share?

Solution

Problem 3 :

The ratio of girls to boys in a tennis club is 4 : 5. If there are 144 children in the club, how many are girls?

Solution

Problem 4 :

A glass contains alcohol and water in the ratio 1:4. A second glass contains the same quantity of liquid, but this time the ratio of alcohol to water is 2:3. Each glass is emptied into a third glass. What is the ratio of alcohol to water in the final mixture?             Solution

Problem 5 :

One full glass contains vinegar and water in the ratio 1 : 3. Another glass with twice the capacity of the first has vinegar and water in the ratio 1 : 4. If the contents of both glasses are mixed together, what is the ratio of vinegar to water?

Solution

Problem 6 :

A lemon drink is mixed using one part lemon juice to seven parts water. If 250 ml of lemon juice is used, how much water should be added?              Solution

Problem 7 :

At a Falcons vs Crocs basketball match, the ratio of supporters is 5: 3. If there are 4000 in the crowd, how many are Falcons supporters?                   Solution

1) a) 10 and 40   b)  \$15 and \$20.

2)  \$560000.

3)  64 girls

4) 3:7

5) 13: 47

6)  1750 parts

7)  2500

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