1) ^{1}/_{3}

2) ^{3}/_{5}

3) ^{5}/_{8}

4) Fraction that are boys – ¾

Fraction that are girls – ¼

5) ^{4}/_{11}

6) ^{11}/_{18}

7) a) ^{2}/_{7}

b) ^{3}/_{14}

c) ½

**Working**

1) Andrew and Barbra share £15 in the ratio 1 : 2. What fraction does Andrew get?

2) There are 35 sweets. The sweets are shared between Caroline and David in the ratio 2 : 3. What fraction does David get?

3) A bag contains 40 balls that are three different colours. The colours of the balls are red, green and blue and they are in the ratio is 2 : 5 : 1. What fraction of the 40 balls are green?

4) Year 11 at a school contains 300 pupils. The ratio of boys to girls is 3 : 1. What fraction of year 11 are boys and what fraction of year 11 are girls?

5) A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio of 4:7. What fraction of the sales are CDs?

6) A bag contains grey and black balls in the ratio of 7 : 11. What fraction of the balls are black?

7) There are 4 different types of chocolates in a chocolate box; milk chocolate, fudge, strawberry dream and orange cream. They are found in the ratio 4 : 2 : 3: 5 (milk chocolate : fudge : strawberry dream : orange cream). What fraction of the chocolates are:

2) There are 35 sweets. The sweets are shared between Caroline and David in the ratio 2 : 3. What fraction does David get?

3) A bag contains 40 balls that are three different colours. The colours of the balls are red, green and blue and they are in the ratio is 2 : 5 : 1. What fraction of the 40 balls are green?

4) Year 11 at a school contains 300 pupils. The ratio of boys to girls is 3 : 1. What fraction of year 11 are boys and what fraction of year 11 are girls?

5) A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio of 4:7. What fraction of the sales are CDs?

6) A bag contains grey and black balls in the ratio of 7 : 11. What fraction of the balls are black?

7) There are 4 different types of chocolates in a chocolate box; milk chocolate, fudge, strawberry dream and orange cream. They are found in the ratio 4 : 2 : 3: 5 (milk chocolate : fudge : strawberry dream : orange cream). What fraction of the chocolates are:

- Milk chocolate
- Strawberry dream
- Fudge or orange cream