What is the purpose of studying American history? What do we gain from doing so?
A wire is bent into a rectangle. The ratio of the length of the rectangle to its breadth is 9:5. If the total length of the wire is 84 cm., find the area of the rectangle formed by the wire.
The ratio of the number of marbles Zali had to the number of marbles Muthu had was 3:4. Muthu gave half of his marbles to Zali. What was the new ratio of the number of marbles Zali had to the number of marbles Muthu had?
A sum of money is shared between Alice, Gayah and Sita in the ratio 3:2:4. If Gayah receives $4,287.50, how much money do Alice and Sita receive altogether.
Ratio and Proportions
Salina had some local and foreign stamps. The ratio of the number of local stamps to the number of foreign stamps was 3:4. She bought 21 more local stamps and the ratio became 9:8. a. How many foreign stamps did Salina have? b. How many local stamps did Salina have in the end?
Julian, Majid and Pillay had the same number of rubber bands. During a game, Julian lost 12 rubber bands to Pillay and Majid lost 20 rubber bands to Pillay. The ratio of Julian's rubber bands to Majid's rubber bands became 4:3. How many rubber bands did each boy have a...
Faridah had 2 1/2 kg of sugar. She used 1/8 kg for making cookies and 1 3/4 kg for making cakes. She used 1/2 of the remainder for making syrup. How much sugar had Faridah left?
The ration of the length of a rectangle to its breadth is 9:4. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 104 cm. find the area of the rectangle.
The ratio of the length of a parallelogram to that of its breadth is 7:4. The length is longer than the breadth by 746.1 cm. Find the perimeter of the parallelogram
The ratio of the number of pupils in Class A to the number of pupils in Class B is 2:5. The ratio of the pupils in Class B to the number of pupils in Class C is 10:3. a. Find the ratio of the number of pupils in Class A to the number of pupils in Class B to the number of pupil...
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