# Simplify Whole Number Ratios (Word Problems) Problems

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### #1 of 7:Mild

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

<p>During Driver's Ed class, `3` students took turns driving. The number of miles that each student drove is recorded below:</p><TableUIv2 data-props='{ "headers": [ { "value": "Student Driver" }, { "value": "Miles Driven" } ], "borders": {}, "rows": [ [ { "value": "Vicki" }, { "value": "18" } ], [ { "value": "Aaron" }, { "value": "15" } ], [ { "value": "Tyrone" }, { "value": "12" } ] ]}'></TableUIv2 ><p>What is the ratio of the number of miles that driven by Vicki to the total number of miles driven by all the students? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your ratio in simplest form.</highlight></p>

### #2 of 7:Medium

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

<p>Today Kaylee sent `63` text messages and received `49` messages. </p><p>What is the ratio of messages that Kaylee sent to the number of messages she received? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your ratio in simplest form.</highlight> </p>

### #3 of 7:Medium

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

<p>Nathan is making homemade playdough with his mother. To make the playdough an orange color, he will use `12` drops of yellow food color and `4` drops of red. </p><TapeDiagram data-props='{ "tapes": [ { "title": "Drops of yellow ", "cell_height": 36, "cell_width": 32, "num_of_cells": 12, "color": "shaded" }, { "title": "Drops of red", "cell_height": 36, "cell_width": 32, "num_of_cells": 4, "color": "shaded" } ]}'></TapeDiagram ><p>What is the ratio of drops of red to drops of yellow food color that Nathan used? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your ratio in simplest form.</highlight></p>

### #4 of 7:Medium

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

<p>In an election for class president, Arianna and Mason received the following number of votes: </p><TableUIv2 data-props='{ "headers": [ { "value": "Student " }, { "value": "Number of Votes" } ], "borders": {}, "rows": [ [ { "value": "Arianna" }, { "value": "36" } ], [ { "value": "Mason" }, { "value": "27" } ] ]}'></TableUIv2 ><p>What is the ratio of the number of votes that Arianna received to the number of votes that Mason received? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your ratio in simplest form.</highlight> </p>

### #5 of 7:Medium

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

<p>Lydia planted petunias in front of her house. She planted `24` white petunias and `36` purple petunias. </p><p>What is the ratio of purple to white petunias that Lydia planted? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your ratio in simplest form. </highlight></p>

### #6 of 7:Spicy

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

<p>Jessica went grocery shopping on Saturday and spent `\$72`. She went back to the store on Sunday and spent another `\$90`.</p><p> What is the ratio of the number of dollars that Jessica spent on Saturday to what she spent on Sunday?<br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your ratio in simplest form.</highlight> </p>

### #7 of 7:Spicy

Simplify whole number ratios (word problems)

Ratios can be fully simplified just like fractions. To simplify a ratio, divide all of the numbers in the ratio by the same number until they cannot be divided anymore. Simplifying ratios make them easier to work with. It is necessary for students to solve some simplifying ratios problems to enhance their grasp on ratio and basic math concepts.

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