223 Answered Questions for the topic Proportions

The radiator needs water

The radiator in a car is filled with a solution of 60% antifreeze and 40% water. The manufacturer of the antifreeze suggests that, for the summer driving, optimal cooling of the engine is obtained... more


Is 3/8=6/11 a true proportion?

Is 3/8=6/11 a true proportion?


How do you solve this confusing Ratio and Proportions question?

Water needs to be removed from an underground chamber before work can commence. When the water was at a depth of 3m, five suction pipes were used and emptied the chamber in 4 hours. If the water is... more


Proportions and equal problems

At 10 am a snowstorm is 250 miles west of St.Louis. The storm travels 150 miles eastward at a constant rate, and then it’s speed decreases by 5 miles per hour. If the storm reaches St.Louis at 8.00... more


Relationships and also proportions

The sum of a number and it’s reciprocal is equal to the opposite of the product of the number and it’s reciprocal. Find the number


Relationships, direct, indirect

If P is 12 when Q is 6, and if P varies indirectly as Q, what is Q when P is 8


Ratios of marbles

There are 310 red, white, and blue marbles in a jar. The ratio of the marbles are: 5 red to 2 blue, 3 red to 2 white, and 5 white to 3 blue. How many of each color marbles are in the jar?


multi step proportions

Tyler is riding his bike from his house to the store, which is 4 miles away. Tyler gets to the store 18 min after he leaves his house. Find tylers speed in miles per minute


Not great with proportion please help

If I have one cup of water needed for every half of cup of oats how much water would be required for 3/4 cups of oats


help with math problem

David has 3 pounds and 9 ounces of dog food.how many ounces of dog food does he have? set up proportions


Which quantity is proportional to 15⁄3?


Can you solve this? (You probably could)

Is y/4=7x a inverse or direct proportion?


What is the weight of 2 litter jug

Lady is varying a 5 litter jog of sports drink that weighs 7,5kg. She wants to know how many kilograms a 2 liter Noh of sports drink would weigh. She assumes the relationship between volume and... more


I always take my water bottle on a hike. I drink 1/2 a liter of water for every mile. Yesterday I hiked 3/4 of a mile, what fraction of water did I drink?

I always take my water bottle on a hike. I drink 1/2 a liter of water for every mile. Yesterday I hiked 3/4 of a mile, what fraction of water did I drink?


What percent of 25 is 12?


If 3 pounds of coffee make 225 cups,how many pounds of coffee is needed to make 300 cups of coffee ?

Decide whether the two variables are proportional.


Balanced Seesaw Fulcrum

Jo weighs 65 lb and Tim weighs 78 lb. If Tim is seated 6 ft from the center of a balanced seesaw, how far is Jo seated from the center?


how to solve this proportion??

Solving Proportions with Decimalssolve for x11/24.3=8/xx/8=12/14.5thx :)
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