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Section B: Rates and Ratios

1          Fully simplify the following ratios:

a)      24:40

b)      4 minutes: 2 hours

2          The ratio of a boy’s weight to that of his father is 3:8. If the boy weighs 28.8 kg, how much does his father weigh?

 

3          A weed spray is made of wetting agent and herbicide in the ratio 97:3 respectively.  To make 20L of weed spray, how much herbicide would be needed?

 

4          Mandy purchased 42L of petrol for $66.36. What was the cost per litre?

 

5          If a car uses 12L of fuel to travel 100 km, how much will it use to travel 375 km?

 

6          A tap is dripping at a rate of 32 drops per minute.  If each drop contains 1.4 mL of water, calculate the number of litres dripping from the tap in a day.

 

7    Which of the following packet sizes of coffee is the best buy?

a)               Small: 150 g for $5.18

b)               Large: 1 kg for $45

Show working to justify your answer.

8    Mark cycled at a speed of 24 km/h for 40 minutes. How far did he travel?

9          A tennis ball is served and travels 18 m in 0.54 seconds before hitting the ground.

At what speed in km/h was the ball served?

 

 

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