Simple proportion + work - practice problems
Number of problems found: 41
- 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?
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?
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?
- Book reading
Susan thought, "If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 8 days. “How many pages would she have to read a day if she wanted to finish the book on the 6th day from the start of reading? And how many pages does the book have?
- Mr. Ben
Mr. Ben drives bricks to the construction site. If he drove three times a day, he would make bricks in 8 days. How many times a day would he go every day to be done 2 days earlier?
- Everyone drinks the same
24 bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same.
If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 18 days. How long will it take to read a book if I only read 9 pages every day?
Eight diggers will do the job in 85 hours. After 21 hours, 3 diggers had to leave. How many hours will the work be done?
- Book reading
Suzan reads a book. If she read half an hour a day, she would read it in nine days. How many minutes does he have to read a day if he wants to read it three days earlier?
- Six workers
Six workers earned a total of CZK 12,600 per week on the construction site (5 working days). How much do 7 workers earn in 10 days with the same daily average salary?
- Five combers
Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours?
- Cable car
The cable car will carry 1280 passengers in 40 minutes. How many people will be transported in 2.5 hours?
- 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 excavation was carried out in 4 days and 5 workers worked on it for 7 hours a day. Determine how long it would take to excavate if 7 workers worked on it 8 hours a day.
- 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?
- 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?
Simple proportion - practice problems. Work word problems.