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1

In one neighborhood, 7 homeowners have snowblowers and 28 home owners use shovels. What is the ratio of snowblowers to shovels?

A)

1:4

B)

7:4

C)

1:28

D)

4:1

E)

28:7

2

Of the 359 workers at a company, 62 are office workers. What is the approximate ratio of office workers to nonoffice workers?

A)

1:5

B)

1:6

C)

5:6

D)

60:360

E)

62:359

3

In the town of Silver Lake, 60 percent of the registered voters voted in the recent election. What was the ratio of voters to nonvoters among the registered population?

A)

3:2

B)

3:5

C)

1:60

D)

60:1

E)

Not enough information is given.

4

On Senior Citizen’s Day, 25 percent of the fans who attended a baseball game were senior citizens. What was the ratio of senior citizens to younger fans?

A)

1:2

B)

1:3

C)

1:4

D)

2:5

E)

Not enough information is given.

5

A box of holiday ornaments contains 12 colored ornaments. What is the ratio of red ornaments to gold ornaments?

A)

1:12

B)

12:1

C)

6:6

D)

4:3

E)

Not enough information is given.

6

What is the missing term in the proportion?

^{9}/_{x} = ^{15}/_{10}

A)

90

B)

13.5

C)

10

D)

6

E)

4

7

A cleaning solution label says to mix 1 part solution to 5 parts water. How many gallons of solution should be mixed with 20 gallons of water?

A)

1

B)

4

C)

6

D)

25

E)

100

8

In a certain school, the ratio of students to teachers is about 12.5 to 1. Approximately how many teachers would there be if the school had an enrollment of 197 students?

A)

8

B)

13

C)

16

D)

24

E)

36

9

A clerical assistant earns $45.20 in 8 hours. At this rate, how much does he earn in 40 hours?

A)

$180.00

B)

$226.00

C)

$361.60

D)

$404.00

E)

$1,808.00

10

The telephone connection for a home computer costs $1.25 for every 3 minutes it is in use. How much does it cost for 21 minutes?