Ratios are a a comparison of two numbers. Ratios display a relationship between two or more items. In almost all of these problems you we be brought into a world that displays a known relationship and asks you to find what is missing in that relationship. There are three main things you will want to be able to identify within the problem. First, you should make absolutely sure that all of the measures are in the same units, you may need to convert them to the same units. Make sure to express each ratio in fraction form. When you size up both ratios the same items should exist in numerators and denominators, make sure they are not flip flopped.
In these worksheets, your students will solve word problems that involve two way ratios and three way ratios. They will write a ratio to describe a picture. They will fill in the missing number to find an equivalent ratio. They will solve problems involving three way ratios. There are 16 worksheets in this set. Two sets of six worksheets introduce the topic and provides problems for students to practice. Additional worksheets are provided at both the basic and intermediate skills levels. This set of worksheets contains lessons, step-by-step solutions to sample problems, and both simple and more complex problems. It also includes ample worksheets for students to practice independently. Students may require extra paper on which to do their calculations. Most worksheets contain between eight and ten problems. When finished with this set of worksheets, students will be able to solve word problems that involve two and three way ratios. These worksheets explain how to solve two and three way ratio word problems. Sample problems are solved and practice problems are provided.