Grade 3 - Sharing Ratio
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1. Will and Olly share £80 in the ratio 3 : 2
(a) How much does Will get? *
1 point
(b) How much does Olly get? *
1 point
2. Molly, Paige and Demi share 42 sweets in the ratio 3 : 2 : 1.
Work out the number of sweets that each of them receives.
How many does Molly receive? *
1 point
How many does Paige receive? *
1 point
How many does Demi receive? *
1 point
3. Carly and James share some money in the ratio 5 : 3
Carly gets £70 more than James.
Work out how much money James gets. *
3 points
4. Jerry and Mick share some money in the ratio 2 : 3.
Mick gets £900.
Work out how much money Jerry gets. *
3 points
5. Ali and Steve share sweets in the ratio 2 : 7
Ali gets 30 more sweets than Steve.
Work out how many sweets Steve gets. *
3 points
6. Dave is making cookies.
He mixes flour, butter and sugar in the ratio 6 : 4 : 1

Dave uses 160 grams of butter.
Work out how much flour Dave uses.   *
1 point
Work out how much sugar Dave uses. *
1 point
7. Alvin and Simon shared £540 in the ratio 4 : 5
Alvin gave half of his share to Theo.
Simon gave a tenth of his share to Theo.
What fraction of the £540 did Theo receive? *
3 points
9. Bob is going to make some orange paint.
He needs to mix red paint, yellow paint and white paint in the ratio 5 : 4 : 1

Bob wants to make 750 ml of orange paint.

Bob has

- 400 ml of red paint
- 300 ml of yellow paint
- 200 ml of white paint
Does Bob have enough red paint, yellow paint and white paint to make the orange paint? *
4 points
10. Megan is going to make a drink using the instructions below.
Mix 2 parts of fruit juice with 5 parts of sparkling water.

Megan has 180 ml of fruit juice and 400 ml of sparkling water.
What is the greatest amount of the drink Megan can make? *
3 points
11. Al, Tom and Joe share £3000.
The ratio of the amount Al gets to the amount Tom gets is in the ratio 5 : 4.
Joe gets 1.5 times the amount Tom gets.
Work out the amount of money that Tom gets. *
4 points
12. Harry and Gary have a total of 300 stickers.
The ratio of the number of stickers Harry has to the ratio of the number of stickers Gary has is in the ratio 7 : 3

Harry gives Gary some stickers.
The ratio of the number of stickers Harry has to the ratio of the number of stickers Gary has is now in the ratio 8 : 7
Work out how many stickers Harry gives to Gary. *
4 points
13. A shop sells small chocolate bars and large chocolate bars.
There are
- small chocolate bars are sold in packs of 4
- large chocolate are sold in packs of 9

On one day

the number of packs of small chocolate bars sold : the number of packs of large chocolate bars sold = 5 : 2

A total of 95 chocolate bars were sold.
Work out the number of small chocolate bars sold. *
4 points
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