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WORKSHEET RATIO AND PROPORTION

1. Arrange the following ratios in descending order.


2 : 3, 3 : 4, 5 : 6, 1 : 5

2. Two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 4. If the sum of numbers is 63, find the numbers.

3. If x : y = 1 : 2, find the value of (2x + 3y) : (x + 4y)

4. A bag contains $510 in the form of 50 p, 25 p and 20 p coins in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. Find the
number of coins of each type.

5. If 2A = 3B = 4C, find A : B : C

6. What must be added to each term of the ratio 2 : 3, so that it may become equal to 4 : 5?

7. The length of the ribbon was originally 30 cm. It was reduced in the ratio 5 : 3. What is its
length now?

8. Mother divided the money among Ron, Sam and Maria in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5. If Maria got $150,
find the total amount and the money received by Ron and Sam.

9. Divide $370 into three parts such that second part is 1/4 of the third part and the ratio between
the first and the third part is 3 : 5. Find each part.

10. The first, second and third terms of the proportion are 42, 36, 35. Find the fourth term.

11. Set up all possible proportions from the numbers 8, 12, 20, 30.

12. The ratio of number of boys and girls is 4 : 3. If there are 18 girls in a class, find the number
of boys in the class and the total number of students in the class.

13. Find the third proportional of 16 and 20.

14. X, Y and Z share a sum of money in the ratio 7 : 8 : 16. If Z receives Rs. 27 more than X,
then the total money shared was
Rs. 48 Rs. 279
Rs. 93 Rs. 558
15. A sum of money is to the divided among F, Q andR in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5. If the total share
of P andR together is Rs 400 more than that of Q, what is Rs share in it ?
Rs. 400 Rs. 600
Rs. 500 Rs. 750
16. Rs. 730 were divided among A, B, C in such a way that if A gets Rs. 3, then B gets Rs. 4 and
if B gets Rs. 3.50 then C gets Rs. 3. The share of B exceeds that of C by :
Rs. 30 Rs. 70
Rs. 40 Rs. 210
17. What number should be added to each of the numbers 8, 21, 13 and 31 so that the resulting
numbers, in this order form a proportion?.
2 5
7
3
18. The ratio of two numbers is 3 : 4 and their sum is 420. The greater of the two numbers is :.
175 240
315
200
19. If 15% of x is the same as 20% of y, then x : y is :.
3:4 17 : 16
16 : 17
4:3
20. An amount of money is to be distributed among F, Q and R in the ratio 3 : 5 : 7. If Qs share is
Rs. 1500, what is the difference between Ps and Rs shares?
Rs. 1200 Rs. 1600
Rs, 1500 Rs. 1900