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.

  1. Apples
    jablka_17 School kitchen bought 36kg apples for 12 kc/kg. How many kilograms of apples 1/4 cheaper can they buy for the same money?
  2. Land area 2
    postrekovac_2 A land area was divided among the three heirs in the ratio 5:2:4. If the largest share was 20 hectares of land, what is the total area of land? Please show your solution and what kind of proportion is this please
  3. Square to rectangle
    square_rot_2 What is the ratio of the area of a square of side x to the area of a rectangle of a rectangle of width 2 x and length 3
  4. Flowers 2
    tulipany_4 Cha cruz has a garden. The ratio roses to tulips is 2 : 5, the ratio of roses to orchids is 7 : 6. Cha cruz wonders what the ratio of tulips to orchids is. If Cha cruz has 183 plants, how many of each kind are there?
  5. Boys to girls
    boy_5 The ratio of boys to girls in a party is 3:5 . If 6 more boys arrived and 4 girls left the party, the ratio of boys to girls would be 5:6 . How many are in the party originally?
  6. New ratio
    chicken_6 The ratio of ducks and chicken in our yard is 2 : 3. The total number of ducks and chickens together is 30. Mother gave 3 of the chickens to our neighbor. What is the new ratio now?
  7. SSA and geometry
    ssu_veta The distance between the points P and Q was 356 m measured in the terrain. The PQ line can be seen from the viewer at a viewing angle of 107° 22 '. The observer's distance from P is 271 m. Determine the viewing angle of P and observer.
  8. Parking
    cars_27 At a building parking, 245 spaces are for cars, 56 are for vans and the rest are for buses. If 14% of all parking spaces are for buses, how many parking spaces are there in the building? How many spaces are for buses?
  9. Octane value
    fuel_7 I loaded 10L 95 octane gasoline and 5L 100 octane gasoline. What is the resulting octane value of the gasoline in the tank?
  10. Garden
    garden_1 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?
  11. Chocolate
    cokolada Randy bought 6 same chocolates for 6 Eur. How many euros will he pay for 25 chocolates?
  12. Forestry workers
    forestry_workers In the forest is employed 43 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 6 hour work day would end job in 35 days. After 11 days, 8 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da
  13. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  14. Troops
    regiment 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?
  15. Motion problem
    dragway 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?
  16. Excavation
    vykop_ryha 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?
  17. Cyclist
    cyclist_2 A cyclist passes 88 km in 4 hours. How many kilometers he pass in 8 hours?
  18. Beer
    piva After three 10° beers consumed in a short time there are 5.6 g of alcohol in 6 kg adult human blood. How much is it per mille?
  19. Store
    pave One meter of the textile were discounted by 2 USD. Now 9 m of textile cost as before 8 m. Calculate the old and new price of 1 m of the textile.
  20. Motion
    cyclist_1 If you go at speed 3.7 km/h, you come to the station 42 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 27 km/h, you come to the station 56 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?

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