224 Answered Questions for the topic Proportions

04/11/16

#### help with question

A person claims to be able to predict the outcome of flipping a coin. This person is correct 16/25 times. Compute the 95% confidence interval on the proportion of times this person can predict coin...
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03/15/16

#### after flying at an altitude of 500 meters, a helicopter starts to descend

after flying at an altitude of 500 meters, a helicopter starts to descend when its ground distance from landing pad is 11 kilometers. What is the angle of depression for this part of the flight?

03/04/16

#### they used $100 worth of wood in 25 days. he needs to burn wood at that rate for 92 days.how much will the 92 day supply of wood cost?

I think its supposed to be a ratio? im not sure

03/04/16

#### she typed 3 pages of the paper in 55 min.if she stays at the same rate how long will i take to type entire 21 page paper?

Express answer in hours and minutes

03/02/16

#### adding porch that is 18 ft long.the drawing by the carpenter shows the length is 11 inches.the drawing shows the width of the porch 8inc

how many ft wide will the porch be?

03/01/16

#### Help with a word problem (ratios)?

On my Yahoo email account, for every 20 emails I receive, 4 are spam. I only look at 2 out of every 17 spam emails that I receive. If I looked at 10 spam emails last month, how many total emails...
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02/27/16

#### Write a proportion that can be used to find x, the number of people who rode the coaster during a 12-hour period, if the rate is the same.

During a 3-hour period, 2,292 people rode the roller coaster at an amusement park. Write a proportion that can be used to find x, the number of people who rode the coaster during a 12-hour period,...
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02/25/16

#### derrick live 3 miles from the park.he rode his bike to the park at an average speed of 9mph. how mant miniutes did it take him to ride to the park?

im stuck on my math homework and im in 7th grade

02/24/16

#### make these fraction into proportions , and do somethig nwith the 35

I don't really understand how to do proportions , need help on that!

02/21/16

#### Proportion word problem

For a fixed voltage, the current in an electrical circuit varies inversely with the resistance in the current. If a certain circuit has a current of 2.5 amps when the resistance is 150 ohms, find...
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02/21/16

#### If you can but 12 bulbs of garlic for $4.68, then how many can you buy with $2.34?

12 = 4.68
n = 2.34

02/04/16

#### A 16GB iPod can hold 20 hours of music. How many can a 20GB iPod hold

It has to do with proportions and I need help solving it

02/03/16

#### Elise can read 22 pages in 30 minutes. Sue takes 28 minutes to read 42 pages. Who reads faster?

Elise can read 22 pages in 30 minutes and Sue takes 28 minutes to read 42 pages. Who reads faster?

02/03/16

#### Suppose that y varies directly with w and square of x and inversely with z, and y=25 when w=5, x=5, and z=10. Find y when w=4, x=5, and z=50.

For the given values, y=

02/01/16

#### there are 16 animals on a farm 3/8 are horses and 1/4 are donkeys the rest are mules. How many horses,donkeys and mules are on the farm

Is there 16 students on the farm are there enough horses for all 16 students.

02/01/16

#### Betty makes pies. To make 6 pies, she uses 7 1/2 cups of flour. How many cups of flour are needed to make 1 pies?

Betty makes pies. To make 6 pies, she uses 7 1/2 cups of flour. How many cups of flour are needed to make 1 pies?

01/31/16

#### John Swam 1/4 of a mile in 6 minutes. Sherry swam 5/8 of a mile in 3 minutes. Who swam farther in one minute?

a). John swam ______ of a mile in one minute.
b). Sherry swam _____ of a mile in one minute.
c). ______ swam farther in one minute

01/28/16

#### I need solving this

Nautical speed was once measured by throwing a rope into the water from the ship. The rope had knots every 47 ft 3 in, and its wedge-shaped end would "grab" the water. The speed was the number of...
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01/27/16

#### If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth and 16.6 pounds on the Moon. What is an equation that relates weight on Earth and weight on the Moon?

Please I need help with this word problem.

01/22/16

#### one U.S. dollar was worth 0.64 euros. if you were to exchange 126 euros on that day, how many U.S. dollars would you have received?

A. $64.00
B. $80.00
C. $126.00
D. $196.00

01/13/16

#### The perimeter of a rectangle is 220 inches. The ratio of length to width is 7:3. Find the areattached of the rectangle.

It has the perimeter of the rectangle but that is two times area. P= 2 (l×w). Area must be found but I don't understand how. With the ratio I don't know how to get the area from that at all. I...
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01/08/16

#### After becoming an adult at 18, Jack spend a tenth of his life as an unmarried man

After becoming an adult at 18, Jack spend a tenth of his life as an unmarried man. He then got married and had his first child three years into his marriage. If he spends 2/3 of his life as a...
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01/07/16

#### Percentage Question

you are making cupcakes for bake sale. 24 are vanilla, 36 chocolate. you want chocolate cupcakes to make up 70 percent of total number of cupcakes. Write and solve proportion to find number of...
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