# Simple proportion - math word problems

- The devils

The devils weighed in hell with Dorota. They found that Dorota and the two devils weigh 250 kg together and Dorota and the four devils weigh 426 kg. All the devils weigh the same. How Much Does Dorota Weigh? - Mother and daughter

Mother is 44 years old, her daughter 14. How many years ago was her mother four times older than her daughter? - Proportion 3

For every 8 mango trees in the orchard, there are 4 star apple trees. If there are 1320 trees, how many trees of each kind are there? - Metallurgical enterprise

Metallurgical company daily produces 318 tons of cast iron. How many tons of coke it burns to melt cast iron when 10 tons of cast consumes 6 tons of coke? - Glass

At the glass shop we have to cut 8 sheets of glass. Each was shaped a square with sides of 18 cm. We paid 44 CZK. How much is a 1 m^{2}of glass? - Water inlets

Inlet valve with a flow rate of 12 liters per second is filled tank for 72 minutes. How long take to fill full tank if we open one more such valve half an hour after? - Tractors

Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field? - Supermarket cashiers

When at the supermarket are opened only 2 cash people waiting in the front approximately 12 minutes. How many will shorten the average waiting time in a front where supermarket open another three cashiers? - Baker

The baker makes from 10 kg of flour 12 kg dough. How much flour he need to make a 100 kg dough? - Cross-country competition

Cross-country competition was attended by 76% of pupils of class 9.B. Class consis of 16 boys, two of whom did not run and 4 girls did not run. How many girls go to class 9.B? - Shadow and light

Nine meters height poplar tree has a shadow 16.2 meters long. How long shadow have at the same time Joe if he is 1,4m tall? - Painting rooms

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? - Apples

A 2 kg of apples cost a certain sum of money. This sum is equal to the amount of kilograms for which we pay 72 CZK. How much is 1 kg of apples? - Motor oil

30 liters of oil cost 28.80 Euros. How much cost a liter? - Cylinder

The cylinder-shaped container has 80 liters of water. The water reaches 45 cm height. How many liters of water will be in a container if water level extend to a height 72 cm? Write the result in liters, write down only as a whole or decimal number. - Crown coins

Jana saves two-crown and five-crown coins. She has ten coins in the cashier. How many two crowns and how many five crowns shw have if she saved 29 crowns? - Traffic laws

Under traffic regulations, car lights can illuminate the road up to a maximum of 30 m. To check the reach of the dipped-beam lights of their car, Peter stopped car at 1.5 m from the wall. The dipped-beam headlights are 60 cm high. At what height on the wa - Segment in a triangle

In a triangle ABC with the side/AB/ = 24 cm is constructed middle segment/DE/ = 18 cm parallel to the side AB at a distance 1 cm from AB. Calculate the height of the triangle ABC to side AB. - Painters

Five painters painting the fence for eight days. How many days over will take work if paint the fence only four decorators? - Bonbons

Create a mixture of 50 kg of candy on price 700Kč. Candies has prices: 820Kč, 660Kč and 580Kč. Use cross rule.

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