## Word Problem Database

### Ratio Word Problems - Level 1

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A recipe for fruit punch says to use 8 ounces of

orange juice for every 3 ounces of grape juice.

Nicky used 72 ounces of orange juice.

How many fewer ounces of grape juice were used?

For every 3 sit-ups Peter does, Greg does 4.

Peter did 24 sit-ups.

How many sit-ups did Greg do?

Students at Memorial School voted for their favorite snack.

For every 5 students that voted for candy, 2 students voted for popcorn.

There were a total of 45 votes for candy.

How many fewer students voted for popcorn than candy?

Andy cuts a piece of string into two pieces that are in a ratio of 5:3.

The shorter piece is 36 cm.

What was the length of the original piece of string?

Steven and Megan shared some marbles in the ratio 3:4.

Megan received 24 marbles.

How many marbles did Steven get?