# Simple proportion + ratio - math problems

- 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. - 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? - Painters

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

From 1 ton of beet, 150 kg of sugar is produced. To clean 1 ton of sugar 450 kg of lime is consumed. Calculate how many kgs of lime is consumed when processing 1 ton of sugar beet? - Bicycle gear

The pedal bicycle wheel has 56 teeth and a rear 20 gear tooth. How many times does the bicycle wheel turn when you make 20 turns of the pedal wheel? - Apples

School kitchen bought 36kg apples for 12 kc/kg. How many kilograms of apples 1/4 cheaper can they buy for the same money? - Gold inheritance

The king divided the inheritance with his three sons in the ratio of 7: 6: 4. Two of them received 286,000 gold. How much each of the sons got. - Two brothers

The two brothers were to be divided according to the will of land at an area of 1ha 86a 30m2 in a ratio of 5:4. How many will everyone get? - Electric energy

There are 875 identical light bulbs in the sports hall lighting for 2 hours. How long does the same amount of electricity consume 100 such bulbs? - Five pumps

The water tank is filled with two pumps in 48 minutes. How long would it take to fill it with 5 same pumps? - Trapezoid - intersection of diagonals

In the ABCD trapezoid is AB = 8 cm long, trapezium height 6 cm, and distance of diagonals intersection from AB is 4 cm. Calculate trapezoid area. - Sugar 9

150 kg of sugar beet yields 24 kg of sugar. From how many tons of sugar beet can be obtained three tons of sugar? - A map

A map of size 60cm by 25cm is reduced in the ratio of 3:5, twice. What are the new dimensions?

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