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### #1. The ratio of the ages of A and B at present is 3 : 1. Four years earlier the ratio was 4 : 1. The present age of A is :

### #2. The ratio of monthly incomes of A and B is 6 : 5 and their monthly expenditures are in the ratio 4 : 3. If each of them saves Rs. 400 per month, then find the sum of their monthly incomes.

### #3. A sum of money is divided among A, B, C and D in the proportion of 7 : 6 : 3 : 5. If B gets `270 more than C, then the share of D is :

### #4. Divide Rs. 7500 among A, B and C such that A’s share to B’s share is in the ratio of 5 : 2 and B’s share to C’s share is in the ratio 7 : 13. How much will B receive?

### #5. The ratio of the age of a father to that of his son is 5 : 2. If the product of their ages in years is 1000, then the father’s age (in years) after 10 years will be:

### #6. The ratio of the length of a school ground to its width is 5 : 2. If the width is 40 m, then the length is :

### #7. The ratio of 25^{2.5} : 5^{3} is same as :

### #8. In a school, the ratio of boys to girls is 4 : 3 and the ratio of girls to teachers is 8 : 1. The ratio of students to teachers is :

### #9. . If x : y = 3 : 4, then 4x + 5y : 5x− 2y = ?

### #10.

If W_{1} : W_{2} = 2 : 3 and W_{1} : W_{3}= 1 : 2 then W_{2} : W_{3} is

### #11. If a, b, c are three numbers such that a : b = 3 : 4 and b : c = 8 : 9, then a : c is equal to

### #12. If x : y = 3 : 4 and y : z = 3 : 4, then \( \frac {x+y+z} {3z} \) is equal to :

### #13. There is a ratio of 5 : 4 between two numbers. If 40 per cent of the first is 12, then 50% of the second number is :

### #14. The current ages of Sonali and Monali are in the ratio 5 : 3. Five years from now, their ages will be in the ratio 10 : 7. Then, Monali’ s current age is

### #15. My grandfather was 9 times older than me 16 years ago. He will be 3 times of my age 8 years from now. Eight years ago, the ratio of my age to that of my grandfather was

Explanation: 16 years ago,

Let us assume that my age was x years.

### #16. The fourth proportional to 0.12, 0.21, 8 is :

### #17. . Four years ago, the ratio of A’s age to B’s age was 11 : 14 and four years later their age will be in the ratio 13 : 16. The present age of A is :

### #18. Two numbers are in ratio 5 : 8. If their difference is 48, then the smaller number is :

### #19. If A and B are in the ratio 4 : 5 and the difference of their squares is 81, what is the value of A?

### #20. If the product of two positive numbers is 1575 and their ratio is 7 : 9, then the greatest number is :

### #21. If the square of the sum of two numbers is equal to 4 times of their product, then the ratio of these numbers is :

### #22. Three numbers are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. If the sum of their squares is 1856, then the numbers are

### #23. Two numbers are in the ratio 1 : 3 If their sum is 240, then their difference is :

### #24. When a particular number is subtracted from each of 7, 9, 11 and 15, the resulting numbers are in proportion. The number to be subtracted is :

### #25. The ratio of two numbers is 3 : 8 and their difference is 115. The smaller of the two numbers is :

### #26. The ratio of two numbers is 3 : 4 and their LCM is 48. The sum of the two numbers is :

### #27. What number should be subtracted from both the terms of the ratio 11 : 15 so as to make it as 2 : 3 ?

### #28. Three numbers are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. By adding 5 to each of them, the new numbers are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. The numbers are:

### #29. In a school having roll strength 286, the ratio of boys and girls is 8 : 5. If 22 more girls get admitted into the school, the ratio of boys and girls become

### #30. Two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 5. If 9 is subtracted from each, then they are in the ratio 12 : 23. Find the smaller number.

### #31. Three glasses are filled with a mixture of acid and water in equal volume. The ratios of acid and water are 2 : 3, 3 : 4 and 4 : 5 respectively. The contents of these glasses are poured in a large vessel. The ratio of acid and water in the large vessel is :

### #32. A vessel contains 20 litres of acid. 4 litres of acid is taken out of the vessel and replaced by the same quantity of water. The next 4 litres of the mixture are withdrawn and again the vessel is filled with the same quantity of acid left in the vessel with the quantity of acid initially in the vessel is :

### #33. In two blends of mixed tea, the ratios of Darjeeling and Assam tea are 4 : 7and 2 : 5. The ratio in which these two blends should be mixed to get the ratio of Darjeeling and Assam tea in the new mixture as 6 : 13 is :

### #34. Two vessels A and B contain milk and water mixed in the ratio of 4 : 3 and 2 : 3. The ratio in which these mixtures be mixed to form a new mixture containing half milk and half water is :

### #35. Alcohol and water in two vessels A and B are in the ratio 5 : 3 and 5 : 4 respectively. In what ratio, the liquids in both the vessels be mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C in the ratio 7 : 5 ?

### #36. The ratio of the incomes of A and B as well as B and C is 3 : 2. If one third of A’s income exceeds one fourth of C’s income by Rs.1000, what is B’s income in Rs. ?

### #37. The monthly salaries of A, B and C are in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5. If C’s monthly salary is Rs.12,000 more than that of A, then B’s annual salary is :

### #38. Between two consecutive years my income are in the ratio of 2 : 3 and expenses are in the ratio of 5 : 9. If my income in the second year is `45,000 and my expenses in the first year is ` 25,000 my total savings for the two years is :

### #39. A box contains 280 coins of denomination carrying 1 rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise. The values of each kind of the coins are in the ratio of 8 : 4 : 3. Then the number of 50 paise coins is :

### #40. A bag contains Rs. 90 coins in the denominations of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5, then the number of 25 paise coins in the bag is

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