Ratio - math word problems

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  • Fixed expenses 2013
    istoty_komunisti Since 2013, the Slovak government plans to tax more small one person businesses. Instead of fixed expences 40% will be fixed expences 40% of gross income up to 420 Eur. Calculate what percentage of fixed expences will in 2013 pays from gross income 1569 E
  • Conical bottle
    cone-upside When a conical bottle rests on its flat base, the water in the bottle is 8 cm from it vertex. When the same conical bottle is turned upside down, the water level is 2 cm from its base. What is the height of the bottle?
  • Scientists from the Social Insurance
    socialna_poistovna_1 Aaron became sick leave and social insurance granted him sick leave of 13.8211695 EUR per day. Calculate the number of days to save Aaron to roll in the price of 0.1 Eur, if every day they postpone the amount of the last decimal place of his sickness. [No
  • Three friends
    money_19 Three friends divided the profit 104,650 CZK, so that for every 4 CZK, which got the first friend equals 5 crowns for second and for every 9 CZK, which got the second equals 16 CZK for third. Question: Who got the most and how much.
  • Sea water
    sea_1 Seawater contains about 4.3% salt. How many dm3 of distilled water we must pour into 5 dm3 of sea water to get water with 1.8% salt?
  • Pipes
    water_pipe The water pipe has a cross-section 1087 cm2. An hour has passed 960 m3 of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm2 per 9 hours if water flows the same speed?
  • 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?
  • DIY press
    typewriter Under socialism regime was in some socialist countries to own a typewriter requires special permission. That has hindered the spread of DIY literature (manually transcribed through carbon copy paper for typewriters). Calculate how many typewriters today c
  • Motion problem
    dragway From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away?
  • Dairy
    mleko_1 Diary workers calculated according to the standards from the 108 litres of milk is possible to produce 9 kg cheese. How many tons of cheese was possible according to standards make from milk from 100 cows devoted for 30 days with average daily milk yield
  • Inheritance
    Cross After death father (♱ 62) remained mother (his wife) and its 3 children. Inheritance by law is that in the first mother will automatically get half of the property and other one-half inherited by heirs which are mother and her 3 children by the same share
  • Excavation
    vykop_ryha Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection digs for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of the excavation they met?
  • Slovakia banks
    ecb It is unwritten rule that the larger bank in Slovakia (number of clients, balance sheet) the worst / more expensive services offered to clients. Perhaps it is customs and herd customers that prefer only trio SLSP, VUB and Tatrabanka. Calculate how many ti
  • Lunch for free
    Gastrolistky Gastro ticket are "free" and therefore they should be retained. This think many employees in Slovakia. Calculate how much money employee yearly earn if he get 201 gastro tickets of 2.8 € and you know that the company issuing gastro tickets get 4.9% fee of
  • Magic belt
    opasok The magic rectangular belt has the property that whenever its owner wants something, the length of the belt is reduced to 1/2 and the width to 1/3. After three such wishes, the belt had a content area 4 cm2. What was its original length if the original wi
  • Wood in the forest
    drevo The amount of wood in the forest was estimated at 6000 m3. How much wood will be in forest after 2 years if the annual growth of wood is 2.5% each year and logging 30 m3 each year?
  • Coils of transformer
    transformator The primary coil of the transformer has 400 turns, a current of 1.5 A passes through it and is connected to a voltage of 220 V. For the secondary coil, find the voltage, current, and a number of turns if the transformation ratio k = 0.1.
  • 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?
  • Sugar production
    cukrrka_1 From 1 ton of beet, 150 kg of sugar is produced. To clean 1 ton of sugar, 450 kg of lime is consumed. Calculate how many kgs of lime is consumed when processing 1 ton of sugar beet?
  • Giant coin
    1cent From coinage metal was produced giant coin and was applied so much metal, such as production of 10 million actual coins. What has this giant coin diameter and thickness, if the ratio of diameter to thickness is the same as a real coin, which has a diamete

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