Ratio - high school - math problemsOn solving problems and tasks with proportionally, we recommend hint rule of three. Rule of three (proportionality) help solve examples of direct and inverse proportionality. Three members make possible to calculate the fourth - unknown member.
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- Half of halves
Half of the square we cut off, then half of the rest, etc. Five cuts we made in this way. What part of the content of the original square is the content of the cut part?
- Vegetable meal
The cook was doing meal - in ratio 4: 3: 1 mix tomatoes: pepper: onion. Onions were 5 kg less than peppers. How many kgs of tomatoes did he need to prepare the meal?
- Cuboid and ratio
Find the dimensions of a cuboid having a volume of 810 cm3 if the lengths of its edges coming from the same vertex are in ratio 2: 3: 5
- Ratio of squares
A circle is given in which a square is inscribed. The smaller square is inscribed in a circular arc formed by the side of the square and the arc of the circle. What is the ratio of the areas of the large and small squares?
- A large
A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ]
- Proportional relationship
The ordered pairs (6,24) and (1, s) represent a proportional relationship. Find the value of s.
- Refractive index
The light passes through the interface between air and glass with a refractive index of 1.5. Find: (a) the angle of refraction if light strikes the interface from the air at an angle of 40°. (b) the angle of refraction when light strikes the glass interfa
- Right circular 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.
- Axial section of the cone
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.
- Journey 5
A man has to do a journey of 84km in 3 hours. He travels the first 30km at 20km/hr. At what rate must he travel the remaining distance to complete his journey on time?
- The tower
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?
- Octane value
I loaded 10L 95 octane gasoline and 5L 100 octane gasoline. What is the resulting octane value of the gasoline in the tank?
- Powerplant chimney
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?
- Final exam
At the final exam, the student answers from three areas, which are evaluated in a ratio of 1: 2: 2. What grade will John receive if he answered as follows: 3,1,2.
- Three shapes
1/5 of a circle is shaded. The ratio of area if square to the sum of area of rectangle and that of the circle is 1:2. 60% of the square is shaded and 1/3 of the rectangle is shaded. What is the ratio of the area of circle to that of the rectangle?
Joe and Caryl have a debt of $100,500. Joe makes $90,000 per year, and Caryl makes $35,000 per year. How much should both pay to zero out the debt fairly, based on their salaries?
- Ratio of sides
The triangle has a circumference of 21 cm and the length of its sides is in a ratio of 6: 5: 3. Find the length of the longest side of the triangle in cm.
A photocopier enlarges a picture in the ratio 7:4. How many times will a picture of size 6cm by 4cm be enlarged to fit on a 30cm by 20 cm page?
- Boys to girls
The ratio of boys to girls in a party is 3:5 . If 6 more boys arrived and 4 girls left the party, the ratio of boys to girls would be 5:6 . How many are in the party originally?
- A rectangle 2
A rectangle has a diagonal length of 74cm. Its side lengths are in ratio 5:3. Find its side lengths.
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