# Simple proportion - examples

- Tourist

A tourist walked an average speed of 3.5 km/h route in 6 hours. Calculate how many hours he would have passed at an average speed of 5.5 km/h. - The work

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? - Four workers

Four workers will lay the floor of the gym in six hours. After an hour of working together, one of the workers left to the doctor. How long before the remaining three workers finish their work? - Lumberjacks

Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days? - Ten cashiers

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? - Metallurgical enterprise

Metallurgical company daily produces 318 tons of cast iron. How many tons of coke it burns to melt cast iron when 10 tons of cast consumes 6 tons of coke? - Glass

At the glass shop we have to cut 8 sheets of glass. Each was shaped a square with sides of 18 cm. We paid 44 CZK. How much is a 1 m^{2}of glass? - Water inlets

Inlet valve with a flow rate of 12 liters per second is filled tank for 72 minutes. How long take to fill full tank if we open one more such valve half an hour after? - Tractors

Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field? - Supermarket cashiers

When at the supermarket are opened only 2 cash people waiting in the front approximately 12 minutes. How many will shorten the average waiting time in a front where supermarket open another three cashiers? - Baker

The baker makes from 10 kg of flour 12 kg dough. How much flour he need to make a 100 kg dough? - Cross-country competition

Cross-country competition was attended by 76% of pupils of class 9.B. Class consis of 16 boys, two of whom did not run and 4 girls did not run. How many girls go to class 9.B? - Shadow and light

Nine meters height poplar tree has a shadow 16.2 meters long. How long shadow have at the same time Joe if he is 1,4m tall? - Painting rooms

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? - Apples

A 2 kg of apples cost a certain sum of money. This sum is equal to the amount of kilograms for which we pay 72 CZK. How much is 1 kg of apples? - Motor oil

30 liters of oil cost 28.80 Euros. How much cost a liter? - Cylinder

The cylinder-shaped container has 80 liters of water. The water reaches 45 cm height. How many liters of water will be in a container if water level extend to a height 72 cm? Write the result in liters, write down only as a whole or decimal number. - Crown coins

Jana saves two-crown and five-crown coins. She has ten coins in the cashier. How many two crowns and how many five crowns shw have if she saved 29 crowns? - Traffic laws

Under traffic regulations, car lights can illuminate the road up to a maximum of 30 m. To check the reach of the dipped-beam lights of their car, Peter stopped car at 1.5 m from the wall. The dipped-beam headlights are 60 cm high. At what height on the wa - Segment in a triangle

In a triangle ABC with the side/AB/ = 24 cm is constructed middle segment/DE/ = 18 cm parallel to the side AB at a distance 1 cm from AB. Calculate the height of the triangle ABC to side AB.

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