Grade 6 - Mathematics 7.21 Ratio Word Problems - 2

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.

Q 1: The ratios of income and expenditure of Sue and Jack are 3:2 and 4:3 respectively. Who is spending more? Jack Sue

Q 2: The perimeter of a triangle is 105 cms. If the sides of the triangle are in the ratio 10:17:8, find them. 40, 51, 34 cms respectively 30, 41, 34 cms respectively 30, 24, 51 cms respectively 30, 51, 24 cms respectively

Q 3: The cost of repairing a road is $300,000. If the state government, federal government, and a private company share this cost in 2:3:1 ratio, how much does the state government pay for this repair? $100,000 $75,000 $120,000 $150,000

Q 4: Divide $1215 between Sue, Jack, and Don such that Sue gets double that of Jack and Jack gets three times that of Don. $729, $346.50, and $121.50 $720, $340.50, and $181.50

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