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1.   Smallville had a great football team last year. They outperformed their opponents in almost every category of play. One of their more impressive statistics was that, on average, they outscored their opponents by 3:1 in every game they played. If they scored an average of 24 points per game, what was the average number of points scored by their opponents per game?

2.   At ski slope A, the change in elevation from the top of the run to the finish is -700 meters. At ski slope B the change is -1,600 meters. If slope A is 800 meters long and slope B is 1,600 meters long what is the elevation-drop-per-meter ratio between slope A and B?

3.   Of the approximately 153,000 insect species estimated to exist on Weird Island, most have yet to be discovered. In fact, just this year it was estimated that about a third of the species presumed to exist on the island had been discovered. What is the ratio of discovered to undiscovered species?

4.   After doing an experiment you learn that 80 percent of the carrot seeds from company A germinated (began to grow) within ten days, while only 40 percent of the seeds from company B germinated within ten days. What was the comparative germination ratio?

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6.   Olivia divided her pie into tenths. Amber divided her pie into fifths. Olivia's family ate six tenths of her pie. How many fifths of Amber's pie would have to be eaten to result in an equivalent amount of pie being eaten?


 


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