Ratio - math word problems

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  • The tower
    veza_huly The observer sees the base of the tower 96 meters high at a depth of 30 degrees and 10 minutes and the top of the tower at a depth of 20 degrees and 50 minutes. How high is the observer above the horizontal plane on which the tower stands?
  • Pennies
    Toliar.preview 800 pennies have the same value as 100 ducats. 100 pennies have the same value as 250 tolars. How many ducats has the same value as 100 tolars?
  • Tesco Clubcard
    clubcard Bernard got on quarterly billing vouchers for Tesco ClubCard taking goods worth 2.3 Eur. Calculate how much per month in Tesco stores bought goods on average. Tesco ClubCard works for every Euro spent you get one ClubCard point that will be converted to 1
  • 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.
  • Coils of transformer
    voltemeter The primary coil of the transformer has 1100 turns and is connected to a voltage of 220V. How many turns does the secondary coil have when the voltage on it is 55 V? Determine the transformation ratio and decide what kind of transformation is it.
  • Beer
    piva After three 10° beers consumed in a short time, there is 5.6 g of alcohol in 6 kg adult human blood. How much is it per mille?
  • Isosceles trapezoid
    rr_licho The lengths of the bases of the isosceles trapezoid are in the ratio 5:3, the arms have a length of 5 cm and height = 4.8 cm. Calculate the circumference and area of a trapezoid.
  • Three segments
    vysek_1 The circle is divided into 3 segments. Segment A occupies 1/4 of the area, segment B occupies 1/3 of the area. What part is occupied by section C? In what proportion are areas A: B: C?
  • 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?
  • Coal
    coal If the daily consumption of 1.6 tons of coal, it is sufficient to supply the boiler for 42 days. How long is sufficient to supply when will burn only 1.2 tons of coal a day ?
  • Three workers
    eura_6 Three workers got paid for work. First earn € 50, the second € 100 and third € 60. For further work should receive together € 735. How do you divide that amount in order to be distributed in the same proportion as the first job?
  • Display case
    vitrinka Place a glass shelf at the height of 1m from the bottom of the display case in the cabinet. How long platter will we place at this height? The display case is a rectangular triangle with 2 m and 2.5 m legs.
  • Painting rooms
    palma_1 If Dano paint three hours daily given work he complete in 7.5 days. How many hours a day would have to work to finish the job 1.5 days earlier?
  • Gasoline
    fuel_3 For nearly full tank of 40 liters of gasoline chauffeur paid 54 euros. How many euros it will cost to go 250 km long if the car has an average fuel consumption 7 liters per 100 kilometers?
  • The work
    clock-night-schr_17 The work was to be done by 150 workers. At the beginning of their work, their number reduced by 40, which increased the time of work by 5 and 1/3 of the schedule. How long did work take?
  • Wheels
    tractor Small tractor wheel with a diameter of 60 cm must be rotated 8 times to overcome some pathway. How many times must turn the big tractor wheel with a radius 60 cm to overcome the same distance?
  • Trapezium diagonals
    stredova sumernost It is given trapezium ABCD with bases | AB | = 12 cm, |CD| = 8 cm. Point S is the intersection of the diagonals for which |AS| is 6 cm long. Calculate the length of the full diagonal AC.
  • Tourist
    tourist A tourist walked an average speed of 3.5 km/h route in 6 hours. Calculate how many hours he would have passed at an average speed of 5.5 km/h.
  • Mystery of stereometrie
    Tetrahedron Two regular tetrahedrons have surfaces 88 cm2 and 198 cm2. In what ratio is their volumes? Write as a fraction and as a decimal rounded to 4 decimal places.
  • The sides 2
    trapezium_7 The sides of a trapezoid are in the ratio 2:5:8:5. The trapezoid’s area is 245. Find the height and the perimeter of the trapezoid.

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