222 Answered Questions for the topic Proportions

10/06/14

#### word problem!!!!

Elisabeth goes on a 5 mile run each Saturday. Her run typically takes her 45 minutes. She wants to increase this distance to 7 miles. Determine the proportion you use to find the time it would take...
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09/29/14

#### how to set up a proportion with this info

There were 30 campers in Crazy Creek Park on Saturday when it started to rain. In the first hour of rain, 3 campers took down their tents and went away. In the second hour, 6 campers took down...
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04/30/14

#### Joe spent 3/4 of his money. Then he lost 3/4 of the money he had left

Six dollars remained. How many dollars did Joe have originally?

04/23/14

#### There are a total of 135 seats, 118 front handlebars, and 269 wheels. How many bicycles, tandem bicycles, and tricycles are in the shop?

There are some bicycles, tandem bicycles, and tricycles. Also, when is says 118 handlebars, it just means the ones in the front, so the problem is only counting 1 handlebar for each of the tandem...
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04/09/14

#### I need an example of a Study that is Concluding in a Proportion or a Percentage?

All I need is an example.

04/09/14

#### how do you find the proportion of 15,000 pounds converted to tons while using a proportion chart

i need help with it

03/06/14

#### Determine if the quantities in each pair of ratios or rates are proportional. Explain your reasoning and express each proportional relationship as a proportion.

Determine if the quantities in each pair of ratios or rates are proportional. Explain your reasoning and express each proportional relationship as a proportion.QUESTION: 14 girls to 21 boys; 21...
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02/24/14

#### Terrance's wife noticed that they had traveled 1/4 of an inch on the map. If 1 inch represents 60 miles, how far had they traveled

lalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalalala hahahahahahahahahaha really hard warning :D

02/04/14

#### the ratio of the lengths of two similar paintings is 100/3. if the length of painting is 100 cm, is the length of the other less than or greater than 100 cm?

also please explain!

01/20/14

#### How can we find missing lengths using geometric properties of length, proportion, and geometric mean?

How can we find missing lengths using geometric properties of length, proportion, and geometric mean?

11/21/13

#### 2(x+1)/3=6/5 what is the answer?

what is the answer ? please slove for x please !!!!!!!!! I hate this problem I can't believe it aaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

11/06/13

#### the vista marina rents boats for $25 per hour in addition to the rental fee there is a $12 charge for fuel is the number of hours you can rent the boat proporti

the vista marina rents boats for $25 per hour in addition to the rental fee there is a $12 charge for fuel is the number of hours you can rent the boat proportional to the total cost

05/04/13

#### proportions

In a neighborhood, there are 27 homes, and 18 of them have pets. The number of pet owners that have cats is in the same ratio. The number of cat owners that have more than one cat is also in the...
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04/21/13

#### solve each proportion

solve each proportion in math
1.x-4/6=x+2/12
2.4/y+2=10/5y
3. y+2/y+7=11/31

03/14/13

#### how to set up proportions?

for example ''Mrs. Stearns need to photocopy a 9.5 cm wide by 16 cm long picture. She wants to enlarge the picture so its length is 40 cm. How wide will the picture be?'' i need help on these kind...
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02/25/13

#### My height is 147cm and my new height size is 30.5cm. I need to know how to set this up as a proportion and solve it.

Thanks for the help!

02/08/13

#### If you get 23 out of 25 on a quiz, what is your score as a percent?

Solve with a proportion

12/18/12

#### How to write proportions based on a triangle's side lengths?

For my homework we have to do proportions based on a triangle's side lengths. For example, the problem I'm working on: two sides are x (also the same length) while one side is 28 (centimeters or...
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12/11/12

#### would i round 4.666666667 in a proportion to 4.67,4.7 or keep it as is

4/x: 6/7= 6x=28 x=????

12/03/12

#### I need help on proportions

I learned about this in class today but i am not so good at math so of course i didnt under stand
3/7=a/21

10/01/12

#### A person 5'8" tall shrinks to 1' tall. Proportionately how much would her 8' ceiling shrink?

How do I determine the proportionate height of my ceiling if I shrink from 68" to 12" and the ceiling is 96"?

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