226 Answered Questions for the topic Proportions


Proportional Problems

If M varies jointly as x and y, and m=10 when x=2 and y=14, find m when x=11 and y=8


A client would like his logo printed on to a canvas that’s at least 70 inches. The original logo is 4.5 inches wide and 3.6 inches tall.

Which of the following dimensions will keep the logo in proportion and large enough to meet the clients requirements. A. 45 in by 36 in B. 87.5 in by 70 inC. 70 in by 56 in


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


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?
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