Ratio - math word problems

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Number of problems found: 541

  • 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.
  • 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 section of the railway embankment 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.
  • 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.
  • Gears
    bicycle_gears_2 The front gear on the bike has 32 teeth and the rear, on the wheel, has 12 teeth. How many times does the rear wheel of the bike turns 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_1 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
  • Equilateral cone
    kuzel_rs We pour so much water into a container that has the shape of an equilateral cone, the base of which has a radius r = 6 cm, that one-third of the volume of the cone is filled. How high will the water reach if we turn the cone upside down?
  • Powerplant chimney
    komin2 From the window of the building at a height of 7.5 m, the top of the factory chimney can be seen at an altitude angle of 76° 30 ′. The base of the chimney can be seen from the same place at a depth angle of 5° 50 ′. How tall is the chimney?
  • Coins
    mince_1 The money - coins are minted from the hardest bronze, which contains copper and tin in a ratio of 41: 9. How much copper and tin are in 2kg of bronze money?
  • On the
    aircraft-02 On the map of Europe made at a scale of 1: 4000000, the distance between Bratislava and Paris is 28 cm. At what time an airplane flying at 800 km/h will fly this journey?
  • Similarity coefficient
    triangles In the triangle TMA the length of the sides is t = 5cm, m = 3.5cm, a = 6.2cm. Another similar triangle has side lengths of 6.65 cm, 11.78 cm, 9.5 cm. Determine the similarity coefficient of these triangles and assign similar sides to each other.
  • Chord of triangle
    triangle_1212 If the whole chord of the triangle is 14.4 cm long, how do you calculate the shorter and longer part?

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