Blast 1

Blast 1

Welcome to the first Blast section! Here you will find 7 questions on Ratio. I will put the answers on here on Monday for you to check how you did. Keep looking on the videos section for videos on ratio which will be appearing over the next few days.

1) Simplify the ratio 6:8

2) Simplify the ratio 6:12:9

3) Share £42 in the ratio 4:3

4) Money is shared in the ratio 7:5. The larger share of the money is £21. How much is the smaller amount?

5) Money is shared between two friends in the ratio 3:5. The person with the larger amount has £5 more than the other person. How much money did they share?

6) £147 is shared between Ann, Ben and Cat. Cat gets twice as much as Ben. Ann gets half the amount Ben gets. How much money do they each get?

7) Write 6:9 in the form 1:n

Answers:

1). 3:4 2). 2:4:3 3). £24:£18

4). Each part is worth £3 3×5 = £15

5). 1 part is £2.50 Total shared £20

6). Ben gets x, Cat 2x and Ann 1/2 x 147 divided by 3.5 = 42. So Ben gets £42, Cat gets £84 and Ann gets £21.

7). 1:1.5