# Fractions + multiplication - examples

- Tallest and shortest

Jenn is the tallest on the team. He is 1 1/2 times as tall as the shortest girl whom is 4 1/4 feet tall. How tall is Jebb? - Toilets

A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one ye - Scouts 4

4/7 of the students in a school are boys. If 3/8 of the boys are scouts, how many scouts are there in a school of 1878 students? - Forestry workers

In the forest is employed 63 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 11 hour work day would end job in 43 days. After 14 days, 22 laborers go forth. How many days is needed to complete a planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 15 hours - Bonus

Gross wage was 1762 USD including 22% bonus. How many USD were bonuses? - Motion problem

From Košíc to Bratislavy go car at speed 76 km/h. From Bratislavy to Košíc go another car at speed 60 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 22 km away? - Logic

A man drinks a barrel of water for 35 days, woman for 62 days, for how many days they drink barrel together? - Diophantus

We know little about this Greek mathematician from Alexandria, except that he lived around 3rd century A.D. Thanks to an admirer of his, who described his life by means of an algebraic riddle, we know at least something about his life. Diophantus's youth l - Hands

The clock shows 12 hours. After how many minutes will agle between hour and minute hand 80°? Consider the continuous movement of both hands hours. - Blood

In human body the blood is about 7.7% body weight. How many kilograms of blood is in the human body with weight 96 kg? - ŽSR

Calculate fixed annual personnel costs of operating monorail line 106 km long if every 5 km is station, which serve three people - one dispatcher and two switchman in 3-shift operation. Consider the average salary of the employee 847 €. - Compare

Compare fractions ?. Which fraction of the lower? - Youth track

Youth track from Hronská Dúbrava to Banská Štiavnica which announced cancellation attracted considerable media attention and public opposition, has cost 6.3 euro per capita and revenue 13 cents per capita. Calculate size of subsidies to trip group of 17. - Numbers

Determine the number of all positive integers less than 2937474 if each is divisible by 11, 23, 17. What is its sum? - Meadow

On the meadow grazing horses, cows and sheep, together less than 200. If cows were 45 times more, horses 60 times more and sheep 35 times more than there are now, their numbers would equall. How many horses, cows and sheep are on the meadow together? - Camp

In the camp are children. 1/4 went on a trip, 1/2 went to bathe and 99 children remained in the room. How many children are in camp? - Milimeters

How many millimeters is 1/100 meters? - Gear wheels

Two gear wheels, which fit together have number of teeth z_{1}=132 and z_{2}=123. Calculate the speed of the first wheel, if the second wheel rotates 247 revolutions per minute. - Christmas

Calculate how much of the school year (202 days long) take Christmas holidays 16 days long. Expressed as a decimal number and as a percentage. - DIY press

Under socialism regime was in some socialist countries to own a typewriter requires special permission. That has hindered the spread of DIY literature (manually transcribed through carbon copy paper for typewriters). Calculate how many typewriters today.

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