Ratios | ||
#1 | There are 45 boys and 50 girls in a lunch room. Write the ratio of girls to boys in simplest form. | 10:9 |
#2 | In a certain area, there are 65 houses to 55 businesses. Write the ratio of houses to businesses as a fraction in simplest form. | 13:11 |
#3 | Mr. Roberts has 5 papayas, 10 star fruits, 15 mangos, and 5 strawberries on his fruit stand. What is the ratio of the number of star fruit to the total number of pieces of fruit | 2:7 |
#4 | Rod has 10 rosebushes, 2 of which produce yellow roses. Write the ratio of yellow rosebushes to rosebushes in simplest form. | 1:5 |
#5 | There are 17 boys and 51 girls in a class. Write the ratio of girls to boys in simplest form. | 3:1 |
Unit Rates | ||
#1 | 36 pieces of candy for 6 children | 6 pieces of candy per child |
#2 | 48 logs on 6 trucks | 8 logs per truck |
#3 | 8 tomatoes for $2 | 25 cents per tomato |
#4 | Wayne raked 30 bags of leaves in 3 hours. If he raked the same number of bags each hour, how many bags of leaves did he rake in one hour? | 10 bags per hour |
#5 | It cost Mrs. Sapanaro $245 for her and 6 people to take a day-long guided tour of the Everglades. How much does the guided tour cost per person? | $35 per person |
Proportions | ||
#1 | A recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of sugar for every 3 cups of water. How many tablespoons of sugar are needed for 12 cups of water? | 4 T |
#2 | For every 2 lions at the zoo, there are 7 monkeys. The zoo has 49 monkeys. How many lions does it have? | 14 |
#3 | Tom drew a map of the school gym. He used a scale of 2 cm to 3 m. The gym was 60 m long. How long was his drawing? | 40 cm |
#4 | Six pounds of chopped meat will feed 16 people. How many pounds of chopped meat will be needed to feed 64 people? | 24 pounds |
#5 | Sandi usually buys 2 pens for every 1 notebook. If she bought 16 pens, how many notebooks did she buy? | 8 notebooks |
Measurement | ||
#1 | The average weight of a baby at birth is 7 pounds. How many ounces is the average weight of a baby? | 112 oz |
#2 | The height of Niagara Falls is 183 feet. How many yards high is Niagara Falls? | 61 yards |
#3 | The gasoline tank of a minivan holds 18 gallons. How many quarts can the tank hold? | 72 qts |
#4 | COAL The United States exports over 200 billion pounds of coal. How many tons does the United States export? | 10 million |
#5 | The Statue of Liberty weighs 450,000 pounds. How many tons does the statue weigh? | 225 Tons |
Miscellaneous | ||
#1 | If 18 birds eat 28 lbs. of birdseed, how many birds can survive on 42 lbs. of birdseed? | 27 pounds |
#2 | Jean bought 4 apples for every 7 oranges she bought. If Jean bought 28 oranges, how many apples did she buy? | 16 apples |
#3 | A student has to read 32 essays in a literature class. The student reads 5 essays in 40 minutes. How long will it take the student to read all 32 essays? | 256 min |
#4 | On a map 3 inches represent 225 miles. If two cities are 7 inches apart on the map, how far are they apart in reality? | 525 miles |
#5 | When a tree 8 m tall casts a shadow 5 m long, how long a shadow is cast by a person 2 m tall? | 1.25 m |
Final Question | |
If 3 dozen eggs cost $ 2.67, how much will 5 dozen eggs cost? | $4.45 |