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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics
2.88 Ratio Word Problems

The total number of students in a class is 35, out of which 18 are girls. Find the ratio of number of boys and girls.
Total number of girls = 35
Number of girls = 18
Number of boys = 35 - 18
Hence number of boys = 17
Ratio of boys to girls = 17/18
Answer: 17:18

Directions: Solve the following questions. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.
Q 1: Light Green paint is made by mixing blue and yellow in the ratio 3:7. How many tins of yellow are needed to make 70 tins of light green?

Q 2: 10 tins of blue paint mixed with 25 tins of red paint make the color purple. What is the ratio of blue paint to red in it's simplest form?

Q 3: Dark purple paint is made with blue and red paint in the ratio 4 : 1. If I have 20 tins of blue paint and an unlimited supply of red what is the maximum number of tins of dark purple I can make?

Q 4: There are 16 girls and 12 boys in a group. What is the ratio boys: girls in its simplest form?

Q 5: A bag of oranges has 25 good and 10 bad ones. What is the ratio good : bad oranges?

Q 6: The ratio of blue paint to yellow paint in the color green is 4 : 5. How many tins of yellow paint are required to mix with 12 tins of blue when making green paint?

Q 7: Divide $75 in the ratio 2:3.
$25 to $15
$30 to $45
$45 to $30

Q 8: Dark green paint is made by mixing yellow and blue paint in the ratio 4 : 7. If I have twenty one tins of blue paint how many tins of yellow are required to make 33 tins of dark green?

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