# Ratio - examples

On solving problems and tasks with proportionally we recommend hint rule of three. Rule of three (proportionality) help solve examples of direct and inverse proportionality. Three members makes possible to calculate the fourth - unknown member.- The work

The work was to be done by 150 workers. At the beginning of their work, their number reduced by 40, which increased the time of work by 5 and 1/3 of the schedule. How long did work take? - Lighthouse

Marcel (point J) lies in the grass and sees the top of the tent (point T) and behind it the top of the lighthouse (P). | TT '| = 1.2m, | PP '| = 36m, | JT '| = 5m. Marcel lies 15 meters away from the sea (M). Calculate the lighthouse distance from the sea. - Trapezium diagonals

It is given trapezium ABCD with bases | AB | = 12 cm, |CD| = 8 cm. Point S is the intersection of the diagonals for which |AS| is 6 cm long. Calculate the length of the full diagonal AC. - Isosceles triangle 8

If the rate of the sides an isosceles triangle is 7:6:7, find the base angle correct to the nearest degree. - Area of rectangle

How many times will increase the area of the rectangle, if we increase twice the length and at the same time we decrease the width by the half? - Ten cashiers

Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes? - Red diplomas

He numbers of students with honors in 2013 and 2014 are in ratio 40:49. How big is the year-on-year percentage increase? - Five mechanics

Five mechanics will make a car for some time. How many cars can 30 mechanics produce at the same time? - In the

In the national park, the ratio of the wooded area to grassland is 4: 1. The total area is 385km2. What area is wooded? - The painter

In order for the painter to get the desired color, he must mix green and yellow in a ratio of 4: 7. If it has 28 l of green color, how many liters of yellow color should he add? How many liters of mixed color does he get? - Carrot seed

Carrot seed germination is 85%, weight 1000 carrots seeds are 2.4g. How many seeds are likely to germinate if we sow 8g of seeds? - A large

A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ] - Garden

Area of square garden is 6/4 of triangle garden with sides 56 m, 35 m and 35 m. How many meters of fencing need to fence a square garden? - Chocolate

Leslie bought 8 same chocolates for 16 Eur. How many euros will he pay for 25 chocolates? - Forestry workers

In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da - Bonus

Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses? - Troops

Route is long 147 km and the first day first regiment went at an average speed 12 km/h and journey back 21 km/h. The second day went second regiment same route at an average speed 22 km/h there and back. Which regiment will take route longer? - Motion problem

From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away? - Excavation

Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of excavation they met? - Cyclist

A cyclist passes 88 km in 4 hours. How many kilometers he pass in 8 hours?

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