# Lesson Worksheet: Comparing Ratios Mathematics • 6th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice comparing ratios.

Q1:

Scarlett uses 2 tablespoons of sugar for every 3 glasses of lemonade, while Natalie uses 3 tablespoons of sugar for every 6 glasses of lemonade. Who makes the sweeter lemonade?

• AScarlett
• BNatalie

Q2:

Plane A flew 225 miles in 2 hours, while plane B flew 300 miles in 3 hours. Which plane had the faster rate (miles per hour)?

• Aplane A
• Bplane B

Q3:

A restaurant has two offers. In the first offer, you can buy 3 pizzas for \$75. In the second offer, you can buy 5 pizzas for \$117.50. Which is the better offer?

• AThe second offer
• BThe first offer

Q4:

The table shows the distances and travel times for three different flights departing from an airport.

FlightDestinationDistance (km)Time (h)
1A1,5902.5
2B2,0493
3C2,2433.25

Which flight had the highest average speed?

• AFlight 3
• BFlight 1
• CFlight 2

Q5:

Determine whether the following ratios are equivalent: 126 trucks to 42 cars and 252 trucks to 84 cars.

• ANo
• BYes

Q6:

Michael wants to sign up for his school’s sports competition. In order to be accepted, he has to be able to run 400 meters in 1 minute. Michael took 20 seconds to run 100 meters. If he could run at the same rate, would he qualify to take part?

• ANo
• BYes

Q7:

Mason, Liam, and James are biking. Mason can bike 2 miles in 20 minutes, Liam can bike 3 miles in 25 minutes, and James can bike 6 miles in 66 minutes. Who cycles at the fastest rate?

• AJames
• BLiam
• CMason

Q8:

Daniel is selling tickets for a charity football game. The table shows the number of tickets purchased and the total price paid for three different people.

PersonTickets PurchasedTotal Price in Dollars
A 2127
B 4247
C6326

Which person paid the lowest price per ticket?

• AB
• BC
• CA

Q9:

Which baker offers the better deal when buying 4 cupcakes?

First Baker \$5.40 for 3 cupcakes “Buy three and get one half price” \$5.95 for 4 cupcakes
• Athe first baker
• Bthe second baker

Q10:

You want to put together a quiz team for a competition. During a practice session, Scarlett answers 23 out of 24 questions correctly and Liam gets 12 questions correct out of 21. Who would you recommend to join the quiz team?

• ALiam
• BScarlett

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