Ratio - high school - 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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  4. 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?
  5. 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.
  6. Server
    p_pro Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%.
  7. Gimli Glider
    gimli_glider Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 42000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 1910 feet and maintain constant speed 211 knots. Calculate how long takes to plane from engines failure to hit ground. Calculate
  8. Observer
    ohrada The observer sees straight fence 100 m long in 30° view angle. From one end of the fence is 153 m. How far is it from the another end of the fence?
  9. Pipes
    water_pipe Water pipe has a cross-section 1087 cm2. An hour has passed 960 m3 of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm2 per 9 hours if water flow same speed?
  10. Eiffel Tower
    eiffel_tower Eiffel Tower in Paris is 300 meters high, is made of steel. Its weight is 8000 tons. How tall is the tower model made ​​of the same material, if it weigh is 2.4 kg?
  11. Circles
    two_circles The areas of the two circles are in the ratio 2:20. The larger circle has diameter 20. Calculate the radius of the smaller circle.
  12. Numbers
    ten Determine the number of all positive integers less than 4183444 if each is divisible by 29, 7, 17. What is its sum?
  13. 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?
  14. Gutter
    okap How much metal is needed for production 46 pieces of gutter pipes with the diameter 12 cm and length of 4 m? The plate bends add 2% of the material.
  15. Cuboid diagonal
    cube_2 Calculate the volume and surface area of the cuboid ABCDEFGH, which sides abc has dimensions in the ratio of 9:3:8 and if you know that the wall diagonal AC is 86 cm and angle between AC and the body diagonal AG is 25 degrees.
  16. 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?
  17. Mast
    stoziar Mast has 17 m long shadow on a slope rising from the mast foot in the direction of the shadow angle at angle 9.3°. Determine the height of the mast, if the sun above the horizon is at angle 44°30'.
  18. Rectangle - sides ratio
    rectangle_2 Calculate area of rectangle whose sides are in ratio 3:13 and perimeter is 673.
  19. Gear
    ozubene_kolesa Two gears, fit into each other, has transfer 2:3. Centres of gears are spaced 82 cm. What are the radii of the gears?
  20. Rectangle
    rectangle_ABCD In rectangle ABCD with sides |AB|=19, |AD|=16 is from point A guided perpendicular to the diagonal BD, which intersects at point P. Determine the ratio ?.

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