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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: 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.
$11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively
$21,000, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively
$22,000, $25,250, and $31,500 respectively
$21,000, $31,500, and $26,250 respectively

Q 3: 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

Q 4: Sum of angles in a triangle is 180 degrees. If the angles are in the ratio 3:2:1, find them.
90, 60, 30 degrees respectively
60, 30, 90 degrees respectively
80, 60, 40 degrees respectively
60, 80, 40 degrees respectively

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