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### Grade 5 - Mathematics9.2 Ratio Word Problems

 Example: The total number of students in a class is 35, out of which 18 are girls. Find the ratio of number of boys and girls. Total number of girls = 35 Number of girls = 18 Number of boys = 35 - 18 Hence number of boys = 17 Ratio of boys to girls = 17/18 Answer: 17:18 Directions: Solve the following questions. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.
 Q 1: 10 tins of blue paint mixed with 25 tins of red paint make the color purple. What is the ratio of blue paint to red in it's simplest form?10:210:252:5 Q 2: The ratio of blue paint to red paint in the color purple is 7 : 3. How many tins of blue paint are required to mix with 9 tins of red when making purple paint?212015 Q 3: Light Green paint is made by mixing blue and yellow in the ratio 3:7. How many tins of yellow are needed to make 70 tins of light green?564549 Q 4: A bag of oranges has 25 good and 10 bad ones. What is the ratio good : bad oranges?2:525:105:2 Q 5: There are 16 girls and 12 boys in a group. What is the ratio boys: girls in its simplest form?6:94:83:4 Q 6: Green paint is made by mixing blue and yellow in the ratio 3:4. How many tins of blue are needed to make 28 tins of green?151412 Q 7: Dark green paint is made by mixing yellow and blue paint in the ratio 4 : 7. If I have twenty one tins of blue paint how many tins of yellow are required to make 33 tins of dark green?141213 Q 8: Divide \$75 in the ratio 2:3.\$30 to \$45\$45 to \$30\$25 to \$15 Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!