# How to Solve Ratio Word Problems

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### A 5 ounce bag of gummy bears is \$1.49. How much should a 144 oz bag cost at that price per ounce?

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### 2. The Red Sox have won 3 World Series titles in the last 11 years. At this rate, how long will it take them to win 20 World Series?

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In this quiz and worksheet are questions that check your ability to solve ratio word problems. Put your knowledge of ratios, proportions, known and unknown ratios and cross-multiplication to the test by answering multiple-choice questions in these handy assessments.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Showcase an ability to do the following in this quiz and worksheet:

• Determine how long it takes to walk 6 miles at 3.5 miles per hour
• Explain how long it takes to complete 60 problems when completing 8 every 10 minutes
• Determine the number of boys in a room with a ratio of 7 boys to 6 girls and 24 total girls
• Find the price of a 144 oz. bag of gummy bears based on a 5 oz. bag costing \$1.49
• Determine how long it will take the Red Sox to win 20 World Series titles at a rate of 3 titles in the last 11 years

## Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz make it easy for you to practice the following skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve ratio word practice problems
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ratios and proportions
• Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson on solving ratio word problems