Ratio + expression of a variable from formula - examples

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  1. Triangle perimeter
    triangle_vysky_3 Calculate the triangle perimeter whose sides are in ratio 3: 5: 7 and the longest side is 17.5 cm long.
  2. 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?
  3. Pupils
    family_29 There are 32 pupils in the classroom, and girls are two-thirds more than boys. a) How many percents are more girls than boys? Round the result to a whole percentage. b) How many are boys in the class? c) Find the ratio of boys and girls in the class. Wr
  4. Sugar production
    cukrrka_1 From 1 ton of beet, 150 kg of sugar is produced. To clean 1 ton of sugar 450 kg of lime is consumed. Calculate how many kgs of lime is consumed when processing 1 ton of sugar beet?
  5. Rectangular cuboid
    cuboid_1 The rectangular cuboid has a surface area 5334 cm2, its dimensions are in the ratio 2:4:5. Find the volume of this rectangular cuboid.
  6. ISO triangle
    rr Calculate the area of an isosceles triangle KLM if the length of its sides are in the ratio k:l:m = 4:4:3 and has perimeter 377 mm.
  7. Cone and the ratio
    kuzel Rotational cone has a height 23 cm and the ratio of the base surface to lateral surface is 7: 9. Calculate a surface of the base and the lateral surface.
  8. Pumps
    water_pump Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
  9. Rectangle
    obdelnik_1 The length of the rectangle are in the ratio 5:12 and the circumference is 238 cm. Calculate the length of the diagonal and area of rectangle.
  10. Trapezoid
    hexphitri Area of trapezoid is 135 cm2. Sides a, c and height h are in a ratio 6:4:3. How long are a,c and h? Make calculation...
  11. RT and ratio
    triangles Right triangle whose cathetus are in a ratio 7:14 has hypotenuse 78 m long. How long are cathetus?
  12. Isosceles triangle
    pomer_triangle The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 112 cm. The length of the arm to the length of the base is at ratio 5:6. Find the triangle area.
  13. Similarity of squares
    squares2_1 The ratio of the similarity of the squares ABCD and KLMN is 2.5. Square KLMN area is greater than area of a square ABCD with side a: ?
  14. Tree shadow
    tree2_1 Tree perpendicular to the horizontal surface has a shadow 8.32 meters long. At the same time meter rod perpendicular to the horizontal surface has shadow 64 cm long. How tall is tree?
  15. Painting rooms
    palma_1 If Dano paint three hours daily given work he complete in 7.5 days. How many hours a day would have to work to finish the job 1.5 days earlier?
  16. Divide money 2
    penize_42 Ben and Dan had the same amount of money at the start. When Ben gave 300 to Dan, the ratio of Ben 's money to Dan's money became 2:3. How much money did each have at first?
  17. Rhombus and diagonals
    kosostvorec_2 The a rhombus area is 150 cm2 and the ratio of the diagonals is 3:4. Calculate the length of its height.
  18. Isosceles trapezoid
    lichobeznik_5 Calculate the content of an isosceles trapezoid whose bases are at ratio 5:3, the arm is 6cm long and it is 4cm high.
  19. Brigade
    smrek_1 On a weekly forest brigade operates 12 students. After plant one hundred spruces get x CZK, anfter one hundred pines y CZK. How many CZK got one student for one day if planted spruces 25000 and 30000 pines week?
  20. Prism bases
    hranoly Volume perpendicular quadrilateral prism is 360 cm3. The edges of the base and height of the prism are in the ratio 5:4:2 Determine the area of the base and walls of the prism.

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