# Ratios & Proportions Exercises

### Example 1

Weekend Box Office Actuals (U.S.)

December 4-6, 2009

 This Week Title Distributor Weekend Gross Sales Cumulative Gross Sales # of Theaters 1 The Blind Side Warner Bros Pictures \$20,440,000 \$129,264,000 3326 2 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment \$15,704,000 \$255,639,424 4124 3 Brothers Lionsgate Films \$9,700,000 \$9,700,000 2088 4 Disney's A Christmas Carol Walt Disney Pictures \$7,520,000 \$115,006,000 2546 5 Old Dogs Walt Disney Pictures \$6,901,000 \$33,934,000 3425 6 Armored Sony Pictures \$6,600,000 \$6,600,000 1915 7 2012 Sony Picture \$6,600,000 \$148,787,000 3220 8 Ninja Assassin Warner Bros. Pictures \$5,030,000 \$29,790,000 2503 9 Planet 51 Sony Pictures \$4,300,000 \$33,966,000 2904 10 Everybody's Fine Miramax Films \$4,027,000 \$4,027,000 2112

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?