Ratio - math word problems

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  1. Two bodies
    cylinders The rectangle with dimensions 8 cm and 4 cm is rotated 360º first around the longer side to form the first body. Then, we similarly rotate the rectangle around the shorter side b to form a second body. Determine the ratio of surfaces of the first and seco
  2. Pizza
    pizza Three siblings ordered one pizza. Miška ate a quarter of the whole pizza. Lenka ate a third of the rest and Patrik ate half of what Lenka had left. They had the rest packed up. How much of the pizza did they pack? Write the result as a fraction.
  3. Diagonal intersect
    rrLichobeznik isosceles trapezoid ABCD with length bases | AB | = 6 cm, CD | = 4 cm is divided into 4 triangles by the diagonals intersecting at point S. How much of the area of the trapezoid are ABS and CDS triangles?
  4. Two trains
    trains Two trains departed from City A and City B against each other. They met after some time. The first train then took 9 hours to reach city B, and the second train took 4 hours to reach city A. In what proportion were the train speeds?
  5. Axial section of the cone
    rez_kuzel The axial section of the cone is an isosceles triangle in which the ratio of cone diameter to cone side is 2: 3. Calculate its volume if you know its area is 314 cm square.
  6. Cone side
    kuzel3 Calculate the volume and area of the cone whose height is 10 cm and the axial section of the cone has an angle of 30 degrees between height and the cone side.
  7. Trio ratio
    minca Hans, Alena and Thomas have a total of 740 USD. Hans and Alena split in the ratio 5: 6 and Alena and Thomas in the ratio 4: 5. How much will everyone get?
  8. The aspect ratio
    triangles The aspect ratio of the rectangular triangle is 13: 12: 5. Calculate the internal angles of the triangle.
  9. Earnings per share
    usd The table below shows the stock price, earnings per share, and dividends per share for three companies for a recent year: Deere &Co. Price $65.70 earnings per share $4.40 Dividends per share $1.16 Google price $528.33 earnings per share $27.72 Dividends.
  10. A loan
    exp_growth A loan in the amount of $944 is charged simple interest at an annual rate of 8.1%. How much money is owed 14 months after the loan was made?
  11. Cake ingredients
    cesto The yeast cake contains milk, yeast, sugar, and flour in a ratio of 20: 4: 1: 15. What percentage of flour is in yeast?
  12. Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  13. 1st drug
    pirule First drug pack has an active ingredient ratio of L1: L2 = 2: 1 Second drug pack have a ratio of active ingredients L1: L2 = 1: 3 In which ratio do we have to mix the two packages so that the ratio of substances L1: L2 = 1: 2?
  14. A rectangle 2
    rectangles A rectangle has a diagonal length of 74cm. Its side lengths are in ratio 5:3. Find its side lengths.
  15. Two villages
    mapa On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map?
  16. Mixture of nuts
    vahy2 The mixture of nuts should be prepared from almonds, peanuts and cashew nuts ratio 1: 2: 3 (respectively). The price of almonds is 150 CZK/kg, the price of peanuts is 140 CZK/kg and the price of cashew nuts is 180 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is deter
  17. Cuboid face diagonals
    face_diagonals The lengths of the cuboid edges are in the ratio 1: 2: 3. Will the lengths of its diagonals be the same ratio? The cuboid has dimensions of 5 cm, 10 cm, and 15 cm. Calculate the size of the wall diagonals of this cuboid.
  18. Kilowatt-hours
    elektricky If the Lewis family used 648 kilowatt-hours of electricity in 12 days, how many kilowatts hours should they use in 24 days at the same rate of usage
  19. Dividing money
    penize Janka and Silvia are to divide 1200 euros in a ratio of 19:11. How many euros does the Janka have?
  20. Right circular cone
    cut-cone The volume of a right circular cone is 5 liters. Calculate the volume of the two parts into which the cone is divided by a plane parallel to the base, one-third of the way down from the vertex to the base.

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