Ratio - 8th grade (13y) - 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. Exchange rates
    penize_49 If the Canadian dollar appreciated by C$0.005 relative to the US dollar, what would be the new value of the Canadian dollar per US dollar? Assume the current exchange rate was US$1 = C$0.907.
  2. Composite ratio
    penize_49 Jakub, Aneta, and Lenka divided 1342 USD in the ratio 5/2: 3/10: 1/4. How much did Lenka take?
  3. Sugars
    vaha2 In what ratio must two sorts of sugar, costing #390 and #315 per kg respectively, be mixed in order to produce a mixture worth #369 per kg?
  4. Seawater
    ice_cubes Seawater has a density of 1025 kg/m3, ice 920 kg/m3. 8 liters of seawater froze and created a cube. Calculate the size of the cube edge.
  5. Bicycle gear
    bicycle_gears The pedal bicycle wheel has 56 teeth and a rear 20 gear tooth. How many times does the bicycle wheel turn when you make 20 turns of the pedal wheel?
  6. 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?
  7. 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?
  8. 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
  9. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  10. 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?
  11. 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?
  12. 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?
  13. 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?
  14. 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.
  15. 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?
  16. River
    kongo_river Calculate how many promiles river Dunaj average falls, if on section long 957 km flowing water from 1454 m AMSL to 101 m AMSL.
  17. Server
    p_pro Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%.
  18. Cuboid
    cuboid_1 The cuboid has a surface area 7705 cm2, the length of its edges are in the ratio 1:4:5. Calculate the volume of the cuboid.
  19. Gimli Glider
    gimli_glider Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 45000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 1870 feet and maintain constant speed 212 knots. Calculate how long takes to plane from engines failure to hit ground. Calculate
  20. Scale
    pool_1 Swimming pool is long 110 m and 30 m wide. The plan of the city is shown as a rectangle with area 8.25 cm2. What scale is the city plan?

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