Ratio + length - 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. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. 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?
  4. Cyclist
    cyclist_2 A cyclist passes 88 km in 4 hours. How many kilometers he pass in 8 hours?
  5. 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?
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Gimli Glider
    gimli_glider Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 44000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 2000 feet and maintain constant speed 196 knots. Calculate how long takes to plane from engines failure to hit ground. Calculate
  9. 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?
  10. 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?
  11. 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?
  12. 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?
  13. Mast
    stoziar Mast has 13 m long shadow on a slope rising from the mast foot in the direction of the shadow angle at angle 15°. Determine the height of the mast, if the sun above the horizon is at angle 33°.
  14. Floor
    map_mierka The floor area of ​​the room is 31 m2 and has a width of 4.3 m. How many centimeters of circumference measured floor on the map at the scale 1:75?
  15. Climb in percentage
    12_percent_stupanie The height difference between points A and B is 587 m. Calculate the percentage of route climbing if the horizontal distance places A, B is 4.8 km.
  16. Car range
    Lupo_3L_TDI.JPG Calculate the maximum range of car, if you can spend 10 euros, price of diesel is 1.55 Eur/l and car consumption is 3 l/100 km.
  17. Gear wheels
    gear Two gear wheels, which fit together have number of teeth z1=72 and z2=200. Calculate the speed of the first wheel, if the second wheel rotates 503 revolutions per minute.
  18. Ships
    titanic_1 At 8:40 the ship set sail at 12 km/h. At 19:10 followed by at 29 km/h sail boat. When sail boat catches up the ship? How many minutes will catch up took?
  19. Car
    formula Car is going 95 km per hour. How long distance goes in 1 minute?
  20. Map
    cycle_map On the tourist map at a scale of 1 : 50000 is distance between two points along a straight road 3.7 cm. How long travels this distance on a bike at 30 km/h? Time express in minutes.

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