WRITING RATIOS WORKSHEET

Writing ratios worksheet :

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Writing ratios worksheet

The number of dogs compared to the number of cats in an apartment complex is represented by the model shown. 1.  Write a ratio that compares the number of dogs to the number of cats.

2.  Complete the statement: In the apartment complex, there are __________ cats per dog.

3.  If there are 15 cats in the apartment complex, how many dogs are there ?

4.  How many cats are there if there are 5 dogs in the apartment complex ?

The contents of Dana’s box of muffins are shown. Write each ratio in three different ways. 5.  Banana nut muffins to corn muffins.

6.  Corn muffins to total muffins

Kaine's videos collection is shown. 7. Write the ratio of comedies to dramas in three different ways.

8.  Write the ratio of dramas to total videos in three different ways.

8 cups made by party mix is shown. Write each ratio in three different ways. 9.  Bagel chips to peanuts

10.  Cheese crackers to peanuts

Writing ratios worksheet - Solution

Question 1 :

Write a ratio that compares the number of dogs to the number of cats.

1 : 5

Question 2 :

Complete the statement: In the apartment complex, there are __________ cats per dog.

There are 5 cats per dog

Question 3 :

If there are 15 cats in the apartment complex, how many dogs are there ?

Let "a" be the number of dogs for 15 cats.

There is 1 dog for 5 cats and "a" number of dogs for 15 cats.

So, we have

1 : 5  =  a : 15

5 x a  =  1 x 15 ----->  a  =  3

If there are 15 cats in the apartment complex, then 3 dogs will be there.

Question 4 :

How many cats are there if there are 5 dogs in the apartment complex ?

Let "a" be the number of cats for 5 dogs.

There are 5 cats for 1 dog and "a" number of cats for 5 dogs.

So, we have

5 : 1  =  a : 5

1 x a  =  5 x 5 ----->  a  =  25

If there are 5 dogs in the apartment complex, then 25 cats will be there.

Question 5 :

Banana nut muffins to corn muffins

There are 2 banana nut muffins and 5 corn muffins

So, we have

2 banana nut muffins to 5 corn muffins,  2 : 5,  2/5

Question 6 :

Corn muffins to total muffins

There are 5 corn muffins and 12 muffins in total

So, we have

5 corn muffins to 2 total muffins,  5 : 2,  5/2

Question 7 :

Write the ratio of comedies to dramas in three different ways.

There are 8 comedies and 3 dramas.

So, we have

8 comedies to 3 dramas,  8 : 3,  8/3

Question 8 :

Write the ratio of dramas to total videos in three different ways.

There are 3 dramas and 14 total videos.

So, we have

3 dramas to 14 total videos,  3 : 14,  3/14

Question 9 :

Bagel chips to peanuts

There are 3 bagel chips and 1 peanuts.

So, we have

3 bagel chips to 1 peanuts,  3 : 1,  3/1

Question 10 :

Cheese crackers to peanuts

There are 1 cheese crackers and 1 peanuts.

So, we have

1 cheese crackers to 1 peanuts,  1 : 1,  1 : 1

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