# Ratio Word Problem Worksheets and Solutions

Objective: I know how to evaluate ratio word problems.

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Evaluate the following ratio problems. (Remember to reduce the ratio to its lowest terms)

1) Of the 12 pens Jasmine bought, 7 are blue and the rest are red.
a) What is the ratio of the number of blue pens to the number of red pens?
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b) What is the ratio of the number of red pens to the total number of pens?
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c) What is the ratio of the number of blue pens to the total number of pens?
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2) Melvin and Carlos went shopping. Melvin spent \$800 and Carlos spent \$500.
a) What is the ratio of the amount spent by Melvin to the amount spent by Carlos?
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b) What is the ratio of the amount spent by Melvin to the total amount spent by both the boys?
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3) The initial price of a shirt is \$45. The price is increased by 20%.
a) What is the ratio of the initial price to the increase in price?
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b) What is the ratio of the initial price to the new price?
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c) What is the ratio of the new price to the increase in price?
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