Worksheet: Comparing Ratios
In this worksheet, we will practice comparing ratios.
The table shows the distances and travel times for three different flights departing from an airport.
|Flight||Destination||Distance (km)||Time (h)|
Which flight had the highest average speed?
- AFlight 3
- BFlight 1
- CFlight 2
Which baker offers the better deal when buying 4 cupcakes?
|First Baker||$5.40 for 3 cupcakes “Buy three and get one half price”|
|Second Baker||$5.95 for 4 cupcakes|
- Athe first baker
- Bthe second baker
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?
Which ratio does not have the same value as the other three?
- A9 out of 18
A township installed a new glass recycling container. They have three options for the frequency of discharge: every month, every two months, or every three months. Knowing that after three weeks, the container was one-third full, which option should they choose?
- Aevery three months
- Bevery month
- Cevery two months
Michael and Jennifer both have a keen interest in gardening and are concerned by the number of slugs that they keep finding in their respective vegetable patches. They want to compare the number of slugs in each of their gardens but, due to the differences in size of their vegetable patches, they decide to compare the number of slugs per square foot. Michael’s vegetable patch is a rectangle with dimensions 5 ft by 3 ft and Jennifer’s is a circular patch with a radius of 3 ft. One Saturday morning, Michael counts 21 slugs in his entire vegetable patch, and Jennifer counts 36.
Work out the density of slugs in Michael’s vegetable patch.
Work out the density of slugs in Jennifer’s vegetable patch. Give your solution to one decimal place.
Who has the more severe slug problem?