Ratio + fractions - 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. A large
    two-gears 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. ]
  2. Three segments
    vysek_1 The circle is divided into 3 segments. Segment A occupies 1/4 of the area, segment B occupies 1/3 of the area. What part is occupied by section C? In what proportion are areas A: B: C?
  3. Cube cut
    cut_cube In the ABCDA'B'C'D'cube, it is guided by the edge of the CC' a plane witch dividing the cube into two perpendicular four-sided and triangular prisms, whose volumes are 3:2. Determine in which ratio the edge AB is divided by this plane.
  4. Collection of stamps
    stamp_11 Jano, Rado, and Fero have created a collection of stamps in a ratio of 5: 6: 9. Two of them had 429 stamps together. How many stamps did their shared collection have?
  5. 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
  6. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  7. 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?
  8. 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?
  9. 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?
  10. 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.
  11. Blood
    krv In human body the blood is about 7.2% body weight. How many kilograms of blood is in the human body with weight 93 kg?
  12. Washer
    pracka Washing machine drum wash at 55 RPM. Washing machine motor pulley has diameter 6 cm. What must be the diameter of the drum machine pulley when the motor is at 333 RPM?
  13. ŽSR
    luzianky Calculate fixed annual personnel costs of operating monorail line 118 km long if every 5 km is station, which serve three people - one dispatcher and two switchman in 4-shift operation. Consider the average salary of the employee 885 €.
  14. Youth track
    tunel 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 28.
  15. Numbers
    ten Determine the number of all positive integers less than 4183444 if each is divisible by 29, 7, 17. What is its sum?
  16. Tractors
    tractors Fields go plow two tractors with various performance. The first tractor plow whole field in 11 hours, the second tractor plow whole field 19 hours longer. How long take plow whole field with two tractors?
  17. Cyclist
    1cyclist Cyclist goes uphill 10 km for 50 minutes and downhill minutes for 29 minutes, both applied to the pedals same force. How long he pass 10 km by plane?
  18. Sea water
    sea_1 Seawater contains about 4.3% salt. How many dm3 of distilled water we must pour into 5 dm3 of sea water to get water with 1.8% salt?
  19. Road repair
    workers_1 Road repair took 10 days for 36 workers if they worked 9 hours a day. How many days take repair same road 37 workers if they work 8 per day?
  20. Engineer Kažimír
    demagog_smer_1 The difference between politicians-demagogues and reasonable person with at least primary education beautifully illustrated by the TV show example. "Engineer" Kažimír says that during their tenure there was a large decline in the price of natural gas, pri

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