Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples


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Write a ratio for the number of red balls to blue balls.

Red balls = 10

Blue balls = 8

Green balls = 6

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1. Which of the following ratios is in proportion to the ratio 3:4?

2. A particular pancake recipe calls for 3 cups of flour to 1 cup of milk. Keeping things in proportion, what is the ratio of flour to milk if you double this recipe?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz are math problems. In some, you'll be asked to write ratios using the provided information. Other questions will give you a ratio and require you to select the proportional ratio.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Ratios
  • Proportions
  • Manipulating ratios

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ratios and proportions lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of proportions to recognize which two ratios from a given list are in proportion to each other
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve ratio and proportion practice problems

Additional Learning

For more, head over to the related lesson, which is called Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining ratios
  • Understanding proportions
  • Exploring how to use ratios and proportions
  • Detailing real world examples of ratios and proportions