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Ratio: Level 1

Use ratio notation, reduce a ratio to its simplest form and divide a given quantity into a number of parts in proportion to a given ratio.

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This is level 1; Identifying ratios from pictures. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 7 questions correct.

Type in your answer as two numbers separated by a colon (no spaces).

Ratio Question 1 pictureWhat is the ratio of orange circles to blue circles? Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 2 pictureWhat is the ratio of red lights to yellow lights? Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 3 pictureWhat is the ratio of green tubes to red tubes? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 4 pictureWhat is the ratio of upstairs windows to downstairs windows in this building? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 5 pictureWhat is the ratio of blue squares to yellow squares in this repeating pattern? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 6 pictureWhat is the ratio of short trees to tall trees? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 7 pictureWhat is the ratio of green cars to blue cars? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 8 pictureWhat is the ratio of dogs to cats? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 9 pictureWhat is the ratio of the width to the height of this framed picture? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

Ratio Question 10 pictureWhat is the ratio of the length of the big fish to the length of the small fish? Give your answer in the lowest terms. Correct Wrong

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This is Ratio level 1. You can also try:
Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6

There is also a related exercise on the Unitary Method.

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Level 1 - Identifying ratios from pictures

Level 2 - Simplifying ratios

Level 3 - Simplifying ratios with mixed units

Level 4 - Simplifying ratios with fractional parts

Level 5 - Dividing a quantity in a given ratio

Level 6 - Using ratios in real life

Exam Style questions are in the style of GCSE or IB/A-level exam paper questions and worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers.

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