Ratio + equation - 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. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. The painter
    painter_12 In order for the painter to get the desired color, he must mix green and yellow in a ratio of 4: 7. If it has 28 l of green color, how many liters of yellow color should he add? How many liters of mixed color does he get?
  4. 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?
  5. Chocolate
    cokolada Leslie bought 8 same chocolates for 16 Eur. How many euros will he pay for 25 chocolates?
  6. 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
  7. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  8. 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?
  9. 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?
  10. 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?
  11. 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?
  12. 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?
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Server
    p_pro Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%.
  16. Inflation
    dollar What is better for people (employees)? ?
  17. 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?
  18. 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.
  19. Two squares
    squares2 Two squares whose sides are in the ratio 5:2 have sum of its perimeters 73 cm. Calculate the sum of area this two squares.
  20. 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?

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