Fractions + expression of a variable from the formula - math problems

  1. The dough
    cesto The dough contains water, flour, and sugar. Water and flour in a ratio of 2: 3, flour, and sugar in a ratio of 2: 1. Determine the ratio of all three components of the dough.
  2. Age of family
    age The age of father and son is in the ratio 10: 3. The age of the father and daughter is in ratio 5: 2. How old are a father and a son if the daughter is 20?
  3. The number 72
    percent_2 The number 72 increase by 25%. By how much % will you have to reduce the number you created to get the number 72 again?
  4. Interior angles
    triangles_1 Calculate the interior angles of a triangle that are in the ratio 2: 3: 4.
  5. Library
    books_1 New books were purchased for the library. Five-eighths were professional books, one-fifth were encyclopedias, and 231 books were dictionaries. How many professional books were there?
  6. The angles ratio
    123_triangle The angles in the ABC triangle are in the ratio 1: 2: 3. find the sizes of the angles and determine what kind of a triangle it is.
  7. Triangular prism
    hranol3b The base of the perpendicular triangular prism is a rectangular triangle with a hypotenuse of 10 cm and one leg of 8 cm. The prism height is 75% of the perimeter of the base. Calculate the volume and surface of the prism.
  8. Water container
    cubes2 The cube-shaped container is filled to two-thirds of its height. If we pour 18 liters, it will be filled to three-fifths of the height. What is the volume of the whole container?
  9. Profitable company
    penize Three businessman decide to open up their own company. They agree to distribute the yearly profits made in the same ratio as their initial investments. They invest R 50 000, R 75 000 and R25 000, respectively. The profit made by the company in the first y
  10. Ratio of volumes
    cylinder If the heights of two cylindrical drums are in the ratio 7:8 and their base radii are in the ratio 4:3. What is the ratio of their volumes?
  11. Castle tower
    veza The castle tower has a cone-shaped roof with a diameter of 10 meters and a height of 8 meters. Calculate how much m² of coverage is needed to cover it if we must add one-third for the overlap.
  12. Inlet minus outlet
    inlets_6 Water flows into the tank through two pipes and flows out of the third pipe spontaneously. The pipe A itself would fill the tank in 3 hours, the pipe B itself would fille in 4 hours, and the pipe C itself would flow out in 12 hours. How long will the tank
  13. Unknown mixed number
    zlomky_23 Find the number that is smaller than 5 5/12 by as much as 2 2/13 is smaller than 6 1/6
  14. 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?
  15. Infinite sum of areas
    height-of-equilateral-triangle Above the height of the equilateral triangle ABC is constructed an equilateral triangle A1, B1, C1, of the height of the equilateral triangle built A2, B2, C2, and so on. The procedure is repeated continuously. What is the total sum of the areas of all tr
  16. 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. W
  17. Two friends
    clock-night-schr_13 Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin.
  18. Marriage sttus
    family_26 In our city, there are 3/5 of the women married to 2/3 of the men. Find what part of the population is free.
  19. Hectoliters
    bazen_14 How deep is the pool if there are 2025 hectoliters of water and the bottom dimensions are a = 15 meters b = 7,5 meters and the water level is up to 9/10 (nine-tenths) of height.
  20. Boats
    ship_7 Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have?

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