# Ratio - math word problems

On solving problems and tasks proportionally, we recommend a hint rule of three. Rule of three (proportionality) helps solve examples of direct and inverse proportionality. Three members make it possible to calculate the fourth - unknown member.#### Number of problems found: 717

- Carbon dioxide

Calculate how many grams of oxygen are in 50 g of carbon dioxide CO_{2}. Relative atomic mass of oxygen is 16 and of carbon is 12. - Trams

Trams have an average speed 23 km/h and run in tact 14 minutes. Pedestrian walking speed is 3.3 km/h. At what intervals trams outrun pedestrian? - Right triangle

Legs of the right triangle are in the ratio a:b = 2:8. The hypotenuse has a length of 87 cm. Calculate the perimeter and area of the triangle. - Golden ratio

Divide line of length 14 cm into two sections that the ratio of shorter to greater is same as ratio of greater section to whole length of the line. - Widescreen monitor

Computer businesses hit by a wave of widescreen monitors and televisions. Calculate the area of the LCD monitor with a diagonal size 20 inches at ratio 4:3 and then 16:9 aspect ratio. Is buying widescreen monitors with the same diagonal more advantageou - Slovakia banks

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 - Tesco 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 - Quiz

Tested student answered correctly on a 4/ 8 questions. Wrong answers was 16. How many questions answered? - Similarity n-gon

9-gones ABCDEFGHI and A'B'C'D'E'F'G'H'I' are similar. The area of 9-gon ABCDEFGHI is S_{1}=190 dm^{2}and the diagonal length GD is 32 dm. Calculate area of the 9-gon A'B'C'D'E'F'G'H'I' if G'D' = 13 dm. - Rectangle - sides ratio

Calculate the area of a rectangle whose sides are in ratio 3:13 and perimeter is 673. - Tractors

Fields go plow two tractors with various performances. The first tractor plows the whole field in 11 hours, the second tractor plows the whole field 19 hours longer. How long take plow the whole field with two tractors? - Triangle angles

The angles α, β, γ in triangle ABC are in the ratio 6:2:6. Calculate size of angles. - Circumference - a simple

What is the ratio of the circumference of any circle and its diameter? Write the result as a real number rounded to 2 decimal places. - Discounts on rail (ZSSK)

The railway company ZSSK offers a discount of 15% (REGIONAL) for 5 Eur/year. Calculate the real discount rate as a percentage, where passengers will travel 19 Eur per week. - Density - simple example

Material of density of 1485 kg/m^{3}occupies a container volume of 65 cm^{3}. What is its mass? - Cone in cylinder

The cylinder is inscribed cone. Determine the ratio of the volume of cone and cylinder. The ratio express as a decimal number and as percentage. - Cone in cube

The cube is inscribed cone. Determine the ratio of the volume of cone and cube. The ratio express as a decimal number and as percentage. - Number ratio

Calculate two positive numbers that its ratio is 6:6 and difference was 0. - Lunch for free

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 - Angles in triangle

The triangle is ratio of the angles β:γ = 6:8. Angle α is 40° greater than β. What are the size of angles of the triangle?

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