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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 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?

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

Q 3: Three persons A, B, and C started a business with a total capital of $78,750. Their contributions are in the ratio 4:5:6, find the amount contributed by each person.
$22,000, $25,250, and $31,500 respectively
$11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively
$21,000, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively
$21,000, $31,500, and $26,250 respectively

Q 4: The perimeter of a triangle is 105 cms. If the sides of the triangle are in the ratio 10:17:8, find them.
30, 41, 34 cms respectively
30, 24, 51 cms respectively
30, 51, 24 cms respectively
40, 51, 34 cms respectively

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