MEAP Preparation - Grade 7 Mathematics 2.10 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? $75,000 $150,000 $100,000 $120,000

Q 2: 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 3: 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

Q 4: 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. $21,000, $31,500, and $26,250 respectively $21,000, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively $11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively $22,000, $25,250, and $31,500 respectively

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