# Five numbers in ratio

There are 5 integers that are in the ratio 1: 2: 3: 4: 5. Their arithmetic mean is 12. Determine the smallest of these numbers.

Correct result:

a =  4

#### Solution:

$a:2a:3a:4a:5a=1:2:3:4:5 \ \\ \ \\ \ \\ (a+2a+3a+4a+5a)/5=12 \ \\ \ \\ (a+2 \cdot \ a+3 \cdot \ a+4 \cdot \ a+5 \cdot \ a)/5=12 \ \\ \ \\ 15a=60 \ \\ \ \\ a=4$ We would be pleased if you find an error in the word problem, spelling mistakes, or inaccuracies and send it to us. Thank you! Tips to related online calculators
Looking for help with calculating arithmetic mean?
Looking for a statistical calculator?
Check out our ratio calculator.
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

We encourage you to watch this tutorial video on this math problem:

## Next similar math problems: It is given a quadratic function y = -4x2+5x+c with unknown coefficient c. Determine the smallest integer c for which the graph of f intersects the x-axis at two different points.
• Numbers Determine the number of all positive integers less than 4183444 if each is divisible by 29, 7, 17. What is its sum?
• Positive integers Several positive integers are written on the paper. Michaella only remembered that each number was half the sum of all the other numbers. How many numbers could be written on paper?
• AM of three numbers The number 2010 can be written as the sum of 3 consecutive natural numbers. Determine the arithmetic mean of these numbers.
• Divisibility Determine the smallest integer which divided 11 gives remainder 4 when divided 15 gives remainder 10 and when divided by 19 gives remainder 16.
• The balls You have 108 red and 180 green balls. You have to be grouped into the bags so that the ratio of red to green in each bag was the same. What smallest number of balls may be in one bag?
• Difference of two number The difference of two numbers is 20. They are positive integers greater than zero. The first number raised to one-half equals the second number. Determine the two numbers.
• Endless lego set The endless lego set contains only 6, 9, 20 kilograms blocks that can no longer be polished or broken. The workers took them to the gym and immediately started building different buildings. And of course, they wrote down how much the building weighed. The
• Sum of seven The sum of seven consecutive odd natural numbers is 119. Determine the smallest of them.
• Z9-I-4 Kate thought a five-digit integer. She wrote the sum of this number and its half at the first line to the workbook. On the second line wrote a total of this number and its one fifth. On the third row she wrote a sum of this number and its one nines. Final
• Two numbers Determine the numbers x and y so x + y = 8 is truth and the numbers are in the ratio of 4: 5.
• Rectangle The perimeter of the rectangle is 22 cm and content area 30 cm2. Determine its dimensions, if the length of the sides of the rectangle in centimeters is expressed by integers.
• Snowman In a circle with a diameter 50 cm are drawn 3 circles /as a snowman/ where: its diameters are integers, each larger circle diameter is 3 cm larger than the diameter of the previous circle. Determine snowman height if we wish highest snowman.
• Sinus Determine the smallest integer p for which the equation 4 sin x = p has no solution.
• Package The package has no more than 66 m of cloth. If we just cut it all on the blouses or all on dresses, no cloth left remain. On the one blouse consumes 1.3 m of cloth and on one dress 5 m. Determine the amount of the cloth in the package.
• 600 pencils 600 pencils we want to be divided into three groups. The biggest groups have ten pens more than the smallest. How many ways can this be done?
• Collection of stamps 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?