Fitness Ratios

Fitness Ratio Word Problem Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet consists of word problems that require the application of ratios within a fitness and gym context. Students are asked to solve problems involving gym membership demographics, weightlifting capabilities, fitness training goals, and exercise timing. The scenarios include calculating the number of male members in a gym based on the ratio to female members, determining the weight a weightlifter can lift, planning a fitness session, and figuring out the specifics of running paces and protein shake recipes.

The worksheet is crafted to teach students how to apply the concept of ratios to solve problems that one might encounter in a fitness setting. It reinforces the understanding of how to form ratios from given information and use them to calculate unknown quantities. The aim is to improve students’ numeracy skills, particularly in understanding and utilizing ratios to make predictions and solve practical problems. By engaging with these real-life inspired scenarios, students practice essential mathematical skills in a way that relates to everyday activities.