# Simple proportion - math word problems

- Five tractors

Five tractors plow the fields in 4.8 hours. How long will it take to plow the field when, after an hour and a half of work, two tractor drivers have been called up for another task? - The farmer

The farmer calculated that the supply of fodder for his 20 cows was enough for 60 days. He decided to sell 2 cows and a third of the feed. How long will the feed for the rest of the peasant's herd last? - Lookout tower

Calculate the height of a lookout tower forming a shadow of 36 m if at the same time a column 2.5 m high has a shadow of 1.5 m. - Hectares of forest

12 workers plant 24 ha of forest in 6 days. In how many days will 15 people and 12 people plant the same area? - The orchard

4 temporary workers harvested the orchard in 9 days. How many temporary workers we need for six days? - A lot of hay

Martin's grandfather weighed a lot of hay and calculated that for 15 rabbits it last in 100 days. How many days will this lot be enough for 25 rabbits? - Eight masons

Eight masons will plaster a wall with an area of 1440 m^{2}in 9 days. They work 8 hours a day. How much area will plaster 6 masons in 4 hours? - Two villages

On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map? - 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? - Painters

Ten painters paint the school in 20 days. How many days do four painters paint the school at the same pace of work? - 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? - 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. - Cook on gas

The gas cylinder will last for 30 weekends for 2 hours of daily cooking. How many days will we be able to cook on a new cylinder when we cook 3 hours a day? - Six percents

6% of the base is 21. How much is 28% of this base? - The work

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? - Four workers

Four workers will lay the floor of the gym in six hours. After an hour of working together, one of the workers left to the doctor. How long before the remaining three workers finish their work? - Lumberjacks

Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days? - Ten cashiers

Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes? - Five mechanics

Five mechanics will make a car for some time. How many cars can 30 mechanics produce at the same time?

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