Ratio - math problems

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Number of problems found: 666

  • Cuboid edges
    cuboid_3colors The lengths of the cuboid edges are in the ratio 2: 3: 4. Find their length if you know that the surface of the cuboid is 468 m2.
  • 120 nuts
    oriesky Divide 120 nuts in a ratio of 4: 6.
  • Proportional relationship
    ratios2 The ordered pairs (6,24) and (1, s) represent a proportional relationship. Find the value of s.
  • What is 10
    numbers2 What is the 5th term, if the 8th term is 80 and common ratio r =1/2?
  • If the 3
    sequence_geo If the 6th term of a GP is 4 and the 10th is 4/81, find common ratio r.
  • Two xeroxes
    xerox The performances of the two copiers are in the ratio 3: 4. A machine with higher power will make 7,200 copies in one hour. How many copies will both machines make together in 5 hours?
  • Railway embankment
    rr_lichobeznik The railway embankment section is an isosceles trapezoid, the sizes of the bases of which are in the ratio 5: 3. The arms have a length of 5 m, and the height of the embankment is 4.8 m. Calculates the size of the embankment section area.
  • Coke and coal
    coal 20.1 tons of coke is produced from 30 tons of black coal. How much coke is made from 1 kilogram of coal?
  • Answers
    test After the history test, Michaella discovered that the ratio of her correct and incorrect answers is 5: 3. How many correct answers did Michaella have in the test, if she had 6 incorrect answers?
  • A cliff
    cliff A line from the top of a cliff to the ground passes just over the top of a pole 5 ft high and meets the ground at a point 8 ft from the base of the pole. If the point is 93 ft from the base of the​ cliff, how high is the​ cliff?
  • Mr. Ben
    bricks Mr. Ben drives bricks to the construction site. If he drove three times a day, he would make bricks in 8 days. How many times a day would he go every day to be done 2 days earlier?
  • Everyone drinks the same
    beers 24 bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same.
  • Two villages
    mapa Two villages are 11 km and 500 m away. On the map, their distance is determined by a 5 cm long line. Find the scale of the map.
  • Vertical rod
    shadow The vertical one-meter-long rod casts a shadow 150 cm long. Calculate the height of a column whose shadow is 36 m long at the same time.
  • The straight
    12perctent The straight path rises by 72 cm every 3 m of its length. How many meters will it climb to 350 m?
  • The string
    string They cut 113 cm from the string and divided the rest in a ratio of 5: 6.5: 8: 9.5. The longest part measured 38 cm. Find the original length of the string.
  • Gears
    bicycle_gears The front gear on the bike has 32 teeth and the rear, on the wheel, has 12 teeth. How many times does the bike's rear-wheel turn if you turn the right pedal 30 times? What distance will you go if the circumference of the bicycle wheel is 250 cm?
  • Sphere in cone
    sphere_in_cone A sphere is inscribed in the cone (the intersection of their boundaries consists of a circle and one point). The ratio of the surface of the ball and the contents of the base is 4: 3. A plane passing through the axis of a cone cuts the cone in an isoscele
  • Chimney and tree
    shadow Calculate the height of the factory chimney, which casts a shadow 6.5 m long in the afternoon. At the same time, a 6 m high tree standing near it casts a shadow 25 dm long.
  • Mixing paint with water
    painter Mr. Adamek will paint. The purchased paint is diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 1.5. a) how many parts of water will add to 1 part of the paint b) how many liters of water the mission adds to 2 liters of paint

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