Ratio Level 2

Here are some questions about dividing a quantity in a given ratio.
Can you figure out the answers?

 1. Tom and Sean are window cleaners. Tom cleans 7 windows and Sean cleans 5 windows. Altogether they earn £48. How much will Tom get if they share the money in the same ratio as the windows they have cleaned? Working: pounds 2. Share £90 in the ratio 8:1. How much will the smaller share be? Working: pounds 3. Share 24kg in the ratio 1:5. How heavy will the larger share be? Working: kilograms 4. The ratio of boys to girls in a school is 5:6. How many girls are at the school if there are 880 students altogether. Working: girls 5. The ratio of sunny days to cloudy days in the month of June was 3:2. How many sunny days were there? Working: days 6. One kilogram of sugar is shared between a jar and a jug in the ratio 3:7. How many grams of sugar went into the jar? Working: grams 7. In the winter the ratio of daylight to darkness on a particular day is 5:7. How many hours of daylight were there? Working: hours 8. To make orange squash you need to mix cordial and water in the ratio 1:8. How much cordial would you need to make 54 cups of squash? Working: cups 9. Samantha is 8 years old. Her brother Kevin is 5 years old. The pocket money they receive is in the same ratio as their ages. How many pence does Kevin receive if their pocket money totals £14.30 ? Working: pence 10. A toy car and a battery together costs £60. The ratio of the cost of the car to the battery is 19:1. How much did the battery cost? Working: pounds

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