Proportions from word problems
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Gary can hike 2.5 miles in 30 minutes. At this rate, how long will it take him to hike 8 miles?
The ratio of athletes to non-athletes at Taylor middle school is 3 to 4. If there are 225 athletes, how many non-athletes are there?
If 8 bags of chips costs $10.32, how much will you pay for 20 bags?
A snail traveled 2 feet in 90 minutes. How far will it travel in 6 hours?
Asanji took a trip to Mexico. Upon leaving
he decided to convert all of his Pesos back
into dollars. How many dollars did he
receive if he exchanged 42.7 Pesos at a rate
of $5.30 = 11.1 Pesos?
The money used in Jordan is called the
Dinar. The exchange rate is $3 to 2 Dinars.
Find how many dollars you would receive if
you exchanged 22 Dinars.
Ming was planning a trip to Western Samoa.
Before going, she did some research and
learned that the exchange rate is 6 Tala for
$2. How many Tala would she get if she
Mark walked three-quarters of a mile in fifteen minutes. How many miles can he walk in an hour?
Jenny can send texts on her phone at the rate of 32 words per minute. If she sends 8 texts that average 80 words each, about how long would it take her?
There was a blizzard. Snow was falling at a rate of 4 ½ inches per hour. If the snow kept accumulating at the same rate, how long would it take for 3 feet of snow to accumulate?
A boat travels 450 miles in 15
hours. What is the boat's speed in miles per hour?
A car can travel 80 miles on 4 gallons of gasoline. If the gas tank, which can hold about 15 gallons, is half full, how many miles can the car travel before it runs out gas?
A car can travel 480 miles on 15
gallons of gasoline. How far can
it travel on 5 gallons?
A shop produces 39
wetsuits every 2 weeks. How many weeks will
it take the shop to produce 429
Of the 50 fish that Jim caught from the lake, 14 were trout. The estimated population of the lake is 7,500 fish. About how many trout would you expect to be in the lake?
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