Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

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At meetings of the Rough Wood Handlers Organization, every member suffers from 7 splinters. How many splinters will there be when 11 members attend?

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2. If the campers at Camp Grilled Meat prefer hot dogs to hamburgers by a ratio of 4:3, and they need 500 hot dogs, how many hamburgers will they need?

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Using ratios and proportions in mathematics can help solve a number of problems. These assessments give you several sample scenarios of ratios and proportions and ask you to do the calculating.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test your ability to:

• Solve proportions based on a given ratio
• Determine the ratio of boys to girls in a class given the number of boys
• Find the ratio of pets at a pet shop with the information provided

Skills Practiced

Students can familiarize themselves with these skills:

• Problem solving - calculate ratios and proportions using sample problems
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on this topic
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to set up proportions with given information

Watch the lesson titled Calculations with Ratios and Proportions to find out more about:

• The essential characteristics of ratios
• Definition of a proportion
• Uses of proportions and ratios
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