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? $150,000 $75,000 $100,000 $120,000

Q 2: The ratios of income and expenditure of Sue and Jack are 3:2 and 4:3 respectively. Who is spending more? Jack Sue

Q 3: 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 $22,000, $25,250, and $31,500 respectively $21,000, $26,250, and $31,500 respectively $11,000, $31,250, and $36,500 respectively

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, 80, 40 degrees respectively 60, 30, 90 degrees respectively 80, 60, 40 degrees respectively

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