## Word Problem Database

### Ratio Word Problems - Level 2

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Two numbers are in the ratio 5: 7.

The difference between the numbers is 12.

What is the larger number?

The ratio of the cost of a DVD player to the cost of a movie is 9:2.

A DVD player costs $63 more than a movie.

What is the cost of a DVD player?

Armand cuts a piece of wire into two smaller pieces that are in a ratio 7:5.

The shorter piece is 40 cm.

What was the length of the original piece of wire?

Two numbers are in the ratio 7: 9.

The difference between the numbers is 10.

What is their sum?

There are 22 more boys than girls at the school play.

The ratio of boys to girls is 5:7.

How many students were there altogether?