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Ratios & Percentages

Ratios & Percentages

Ratios & Proportions Exercises

Example 1

Weekend Box Office Actuals (U.S.)

December 4-6, 2009

This WeekTitleDistributorWeekend Gross SalesCumulative Gross Sales# of Theaters
1The Blind SideWarner Bros Pictures$20,440,000$129,264,0003326
2The Twilight Saga: New MoonSummit Entertainment$15,704,000$255,639,424 4124
3BrothersLionsgate Films$9,700,000$9,700,000 2088
4Disney's A Christmas CarolWalt Disney Pictures$7,520,000$115,006,0002546
5Old DogsWalt Disney Pictures$6,901,000$33,934,0003425
6ArmoredSony Pictures$6,600,000$6,600,0001915
72012Sony Picture$6,600,000$148,787,0003220
8Ninja AssassinWarner Bros. Pictures$5,030,000$29,790,0002503
9Planet 51Sony Pictures$4,300,000$33,966,0002904
10Everybody's FineMiramax Films$4,027,000$4,027,0002112

http://movies.yahoo.com/feature/weekend_boxoffice.html

Example 2

What is the ratio of weekend gross sales for New Moon to The Blind Side?

Example 3

What proportion of the top ten movies are distributed by Sony Pictures?

Example 4

What proportion of 2012's cumulative gross sales was earned during the weekend of December 4-6th?

Example 5

What is the ratio of movie theaters showing The Blind Side to New Moon?

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