224 Answered Questions for the topic Proportions

02/16/15

#### what are the lengths of the 2 segments?

a segment 8 units long is to be divided into two segments such that the segments would be in the ratios. What are the 2 lenghts?

02/16/15

#### Find the ratios.

1. One square has sides 6 cm long. Another has sides of 9 cm long. Find the ratio of the areas of the squares.
2. A golden rectangle has a diagonal measuring 12 units. What are the measures of...
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02/16/15

#### In Golden rectangle ABCD, what is the ratio of AD to AB? ( ab is the longer side)

They give us a rectangle, and need to find the ratio of the smaller side to the longest? I dont know what to do.

02/09/15

#### the ratio of the angles of a triangle are 7 14 15 what is the measure of the second largest triangle

i believe I'm supposed to use the proportion 14/36 = x/90

02/08/15

#### A 14-inch by 20-inch print of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, is also available as a postcard 6 inches long. What is the width of the postcard?

My teacher sucks at explaining. So I really need help.

01/30/15

#### If recycling 2,000 pounds of paper saves 17 trees, how many trees are saved when 5,000 pounds of paper are recycled?

The amount of paper recycled is directly proportional to the number of trees thatrecycling saves. If recycling 2,000 pounds of paper saves 17 trees, how many trees aresaved when 5,000 pounds of...
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01/21/15

#### A cell phone company charges $5 for 250 text messages. How much does the company charge for 300 text messages?

A cell phone company charges $5 for 250 text messages. How much does the company charge for 300 text messages?

01/15/15

#### You can type 105 words in two minutes. Your friend can type 210 words in four minutes. Are these rates proportional? Explain.

You can type 105 words in two minutes. Your friend can type 210 words in four minutes. Are these rates proportionl? Explain.

01/04/15

#### Rates question Medium

There were 24 boys and 20 girls in a chess club last year. This year the number of boys increased by 25% but the number of girls decreased by 10% Part A: was there an increase or decrease in...
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01/04/15

#### challenge question

Angel and Jayden were at track practice. The track is 2/5 kilometers around. Angel ran1 lap in 2 minutes. Jayden ran 3 laps in 5 minutes. Part A: How many minutes does it take Angel to run...
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11/29/14

#### i need help with a word prblem but its sort of a picture.. so help? plz plz

animals store sells food... the cost of food is shown below..
5.98 for 10 pounds for cats .... 24.50 for 50 pounds for dog...
cats: 1/3 pound per day
small dogs: 1/2 pound per day
large...
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11/16/14

#### word problems

Jill found she could create 15 bracelets in 4 hours. At this pace how many hours will it take her to make 25 bracelets?

11/12/14

#### 7 pencils cost $9.73. Which equation would help determine the cost of 15 pencils?

i know its going to be 7/9.73=15/n but how can I write it other ways?

11/10/14

#### Print-o-rama charges a set-up fee and a fixed amount for each shirt ordered. 10 shirts cost $95 and 50 shirts cost $375. How much is the set-up fee

trying to set up algebraically

11/06/14

#### Last year the 6th grade had 350 students. This year the number of students decreased by 36%. How would you set up this proportion?

I have to set up a proportion similar to percent of chane which is the difference of two given numbers over the original number, cross multiplied with "x" over 100. For example. 56-31 equals 25. So...
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10/24/14

#### Proportion question?

My homework problem:
For every girl taking classes at the martial arts school, there are 3 boys who are taking classes at the school. If there are 236 students taking classes, write and solve a...
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10/24/14

#### How long will it take her to paint a room that has 720 square feet of wall space?

Ysidra paints a room that has 400 square feet of wall space in 2/1/2 hours.

10/19/14

#### Erica prints a picture at home using computer software. The photo she prints has a length o

1. Erica prints a picture at home using computer software. The photo she prints has a length of 10 inches and a width of 5 inches. Then Erica decides to print the picture smaller. The ratio of the...
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10/19/14

#### Could you help?

The distance between Milltown and Summerville is 3.5 inches on a map. If the map scale is 1 inch=20 miles, what is the actual distance between the towns? Please help. Than you.

10/19/14

#### Could you help me?

Stephen read 90 pages in 6 days. If he continues at this rate, how long will it take him to read 300 pages. Please help.

10/17/14

#### A stack of 2,450 one dollar bills weighs 5 pounds. How much does a stack of 1,470 one dollar bills weigh?

A stack of 2,450 one dollar bills weighs 5 pounds. How much does a stack of 1,470 one dollar bills weigh?

10/17/14

#### A stack of 2,450 one dollar bills weighs 5 pounds. How much does a stack of 1,470 one dollar bills weigh?

A stack of 2450 one bills weighs 5 pounds. How much does a stack of 1470 one bills weigh?

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