Digits, Grade 7, Volume 1, Homework Helper

6-1: TEKS Practice

  • 1. In a bouquet of flowers, there are 7 daisies and 17 roses. Write the ratio of daisies to roses in three different ways.

  • 2. A jug of juice has 6 cups of pineapple juice and 5 cups of orange juice. Write the ratio of number of cups of pineapple juice to total number of cups of juice in three different ways.

  • 3. Which ratio is equivalent to 4 sevenths with greater terms?

    • A. 7 tenths

    • B. 21 over 12

    • C. 12 over 21

    • D. 7 fourths

  • 4. The attendant at a parking lot compared the number of hybrid vehicles to the total number of vehicles in the lot over a weekend. The ratios for the three days were equivalent. Complete the table.

  • 5. Write the ratio 6 ft to 4 yd as a fraction in simplest form.

  • 6. You spend 15 minutes watching television. You then spend 1 hour reading e-mail. Write the ratio of the amount of time spent watching television to the amount of time spent reading email as a fraction in simplest form.

  • 7. Multiple Representations One day, the local hardware store sold 22 buckets of basic house paint and 12 buckets of ultimate house paint. A bucket of basic house paint uses 3 cans of white paint and 7 cans of color paint.

    • a. For a bucket of basic house paint, write the ratio of cans of color paint to cans of white paint in three different ways.

    • b. Draw a picture to represent the correct ratio in a fourth way.

  • 8. Personal Communication Fees An Internet, telephone, and cable TV package plan costs $80 each month. The Internet part of the bill is $23. The telephone part of the bill is $16. Write the ratio of the Internet bill to the cable TV bill in three different ways.

  • 9. Mental Math The ratio of boys to girls at a movie is 4 : 7. If there are 21 girls, how many boys are at the movie?

  • 10. Error Analysis A survey of 25 people found that 10 had the same Internet service provider. The survey reported this information as the ratio 10 : 25. Reports about the survey used the ratios 12 : 29, 12 : 30, 2 : 5, and 4 : 10 to describe the results.

    • a. Which of the ratios is not equivalent to the ratio 10 : 25?

      • A. 4 : 10

      • B. 12 : 30

      • C. 2 : 5

      • D. 12 : 29

    • b. What was the error?

      • A. The terms have a common factor greater than 1.

      • B. The terms of the ratio are reversed.

      • C. The same number was not added to or subtracted from the terms of the original ratio.

      • D. The terms of the original ratio were not multiplied or divided by the same number.

  • 11. Write the ratio as a fraction in simplest form.

    16 feet to 6 yards

  • 12.

    • a. Writing Find a ratio equivalent to 12 over 21 with lower terms.

    • b. Compare finding a ratio equivalent to 12 over 21 with lower terms and finding a ratio equivalent to 12 over 21 with greater terms.


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Digits, Grade 7, Volume 1, Homework Helper Unit A: Number and Operations Unit B: Expressions, Equations, and Relationships Unit C: Measurement and Geometry Unit D: Proportionality English/Spanish Glossary Formulas Math Symbols Formulas Measures Properties