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. Tourist
    tourist A tourist walked an average speed of 3.5 km/h route in 6 hours. Calculate how many hours he would have passed at an average speed of 5.5km/h.
  2. Cook on gas
    lpg The gas cylinder will last for 30 weekends for 2 hours of daily cooking. How many days will we be able to cook on a new cylinder when we cook 3 hours a day?
  3. Barter
    kozky There is exchange trade on the market. We know that for two sheepskins we get three goat skins. We also know that for six rabbits skins we get four goat skins. How many rabbit's skins we get for four sheepskins?
  4. The work
    clock-night-schr_17 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?
  5. Lighthouse
    majak 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.
  6. Trapezium diagonals
    stredova sumernost 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.
  7. Isosceles triangle 8
    7-6-7-triangle If the rate of the sides an isosceles triangle is 7:6:7, find the base angle correct to the nearest degree.
  8. Area of rectangle
    rectangle_24 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?
  9. Ten cashiers
    pokladna 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?
  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 Leslie bought 8 same chocolates for 16 Eur. How many euros will he pay for 25 chocolates?
  12. Forestry workers
    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
  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. 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?
  20. 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.

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