Ratio word problems easy
 1. A scientist counted birds in a cornfield. He counted nine crows, seven jays, and eight hawks. What was the ratio of hawks to crows? Use a : b form2. You planted 25 carrot seeds from two companies for an experiment. Reviewing your research, you learn that 36 percent of the carrot seeds from company A germinated (began to grow) within ten days, while 52 percent of the seeds from company B germinated within ten days. What was the germination ratio of company A to company B?3. There are five hundred students at Rockland Middle School. If 43% of the students are female, what is the ratio of female students to male students?4. You have the set of numbers {-6, -7, -2, -3, 9, 5, -2, 10, 3, 7}. What is the ratio of positive numbers to negative numbers?5. Melissa divided her pie into eighths. Nikkole divided he pie into fourths. Melissa's family ate six eighths of her pie. How many fourths of Nikkole's pie would have to be eaten to result in an equivalent amount of pie being eaten?6. There are 6 red marbles, 7 green marbles and 4 blue marbles in a bag. What is the ratio of blue marbles to total marbles?7. Write the ratio 5 to 7 two different ways8. What is the ratio of vowels to consonants in the word "Minnesota"?9. What is the ratio of numbers less than 4 to the total in the following set of numbers? {4, 1, 6, 9, 2, 3, 7, 1, 2, 5, 3, 8}10. You empty your piggy bank and have 6 quarters, 11 dimes, 18 nickels and 21 pennies. What is the ratio of pennies to quarters and nickels?
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