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Solve Ratio Word Problems (Worksheets and Solutions)




 

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Solve the following ratio word problems:

1) The ratio of red handkerchiefs to blue handkerchiefs in a basket is 3 : 7. If there are 21 red handkerchiefs how many blue handkerchiefs are there?
Blue handkerchiefs =

2) The cost of 12 pencils is $3. What is the cost of 9 pencils?
Cost of 9 pencils =

3) The cost of 5 hotdogs is $11. How many hotdogs can Matthew buy with $17.60?
Number of hotdogs =

4) A model of a miniature car has a scale of 2:71. The actual car is 2.4 m long. Calculate the length of the model, in cm.
Model car = cm

5) A stack of 6 boxes has a height of 1.4 m. What would be the height of 5 such boxes?
Height = m





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