Simple proportion - practice problems
Number of problems found: 132
- Sack of rice
A 50-kilogram sack of rice has a price ₱1 750. How much do you pay if you only buy 35 kilograms of it?
- Two water 2
Two water pumps can fill a water tank in 20 minutes. How many minute will take 4 pumps to fill the tank at the same rate.
- Direct proportion
y varies directly as x and y=32 when x=4. Find the constant of variation.
- The cost 4
The cost to tile a floor that measures 7 x 6 square feet is $ 2,100. How much will it cost to tile a floor that measures 11 x 13 square feet?
- Volleyball 2
In a volleyball game, Michael made 4 shots in 8 tries. At this rate, how many shots can he make in 12 tries?
- Earnings 2
Trina's paycheck earnings varies directly as the number of hours she works. If she works 19 hours and earns 187.15 pesos, what should she earn if she worked 40 hours?
- Oil crisis
A car runs 16 km using 1 litre of petrol. How much distance will it cover using 2 3/4 litres of petrol?
- If Jada
If Jada read 75 pages in four hours how long would it take her to read it 250 pages?
- Wall builders
If 12 men can build a wall 398 metres long in 48 days, how long would it take 33 men to build a wall 347 metres long? Answer to 3 decimal places.
Three people pick strawberries from 48 rows in 8 hours. How many hours do five people need to pick strawberries from 20 rows?
- The bricklayer
The bricklayer built a six-meter base of the fence in 3 hours. How long does it take to build a 14 m long base?
- Water tank
There is water in the block-shaped tank with dimensions of 3 m 1.5 m 5 m, it occupies 70% of the tank volume. Find the volume of water in the tank (in hl) .
- Clothes 4
If the cost of 16.5 metres of cloth is ₹2,062.50 then find the cost of 24.75 metres of clothes
- Petrol as fuel
A car can travel 480 miles on a full tank of petrol. The tank holds 60 litres. The fuel gauge shows there are 15 litres left in the tank. How many more miles can the car travel before it runs out of petrol?
- Big school kitchen
If 250 learners can be fed by 75kg. How many kg can 600 learners can be fed?
Six part-timers would take seven hours to pick strawberries. How long would this work take if two more temporary workers were added after three hours?
- Feed to hay
How many tons of water do we have to dehydrate from 8 tons of feed, if the original moisture is 54 percent, to get hay with a moisture content of 15 percent? Round to two decimal places.
Five equally skilled masons built half the wall in 14 days. In order to meet the planned deadline, the remaining part must be built in 6 days. How many more masons need to be allocated for construction?
Three pavers will pave the sidewalk in 4 days. How long does it take for two tiles to pave the same sidewalk?
- Mushroom risotto
630g of rice is needed to prepare mushroom risotto for four people. How many boxes of 500g rice do you have to buy to prepare risotto for 17 people?