Math Ratio and Fractions

posted by .

The ratio of the length of Pole A to the length of Pole B is 4:5.
a. find the ratio of the length of pole A to the total length of the two poles.
b. what fraction of the length of pole A is the length of pole B.
c. what fraction of the length of pole B is the length of pole A.
d. what fraction of the total length of the two poles is the length of pole A.
e. what fraction of the total length of the two poles is the length of pole B?

  • Math Ratio and Fractions -

    A:B:(A+B) :: 4.5:1:5.5

    a) A/(A+B) = 4.5/5.5 = 9/11
    b) B/A = 1/4.5 = 2/9
    c) A/B = 4.5
    d) B/(A+B) = 1/5.5 = 2/11

  • Math Ratio and Fractions -

    a. 4:9
    b. 5/4
    c. 4/5
    d. 9/4
    e. 9/5

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    At the same time of day a cable pole and a yard stick cast shadows of 20 ft. and 4 ft. persfectively as shown in the diargram below. if the angle of elevation of the sun is the same for both the cable pole and the yard stick determine …
  2. MATH need help

    Two wooden poles measured 1.35m and 0.83m in length. to make a new pole thay were attached by overlapping the ends and tying them together. the length of the overlap was 12cm. what was the total length of the new pole in metres?
  3. Math 9

    Please help me on this question. Thanks! One pole measured 1.35m and the smaller pole measured 0.83m. They needed to be tied together. They were attached by overlapping the ends and tying them together. The length of the overlap was …
  4. math

    Draw a big diagram You end up with a triangle with: the horizontal side = 47 ft the side representing the leaning pole ... call it a and the angle opposite the pole side = 51° The pole makes an angle of 7° with the vertical ... so …
  5. Algebra

    Scott set up a volleyball net in his backyard. one of the poles, which forms a right angle with the ground, is 6 feet high. To secure the pole, he attached a rope from the top of the pole to a stake 8 feet from the bottom of the pole. …
  6. math

    the shadow of a pole measured from the foot of the pole is 2.8 m long if the distance form the tip of the shadow from the tip of the pole is 10.5 m then find the length of the pole.
  7. math

    A square canopy is supported on 4 corners by poles. Each pole is supported by 3 cables, each cable is attached to the top of the 12 foot pole and 5 feet away from the base. Find he total length needed for all of the cables.
  8. maths trig

    A flag in the form of an equilateral triangle is connected to the tops of 2 vertical poles. One of the pole has a length of 4 and the other pole has a length of 3. You also know that the third vertex touches the ground perfectly. Calculate …
  9. maths

    pole A is twice as long as pole B. pole C is 260 cm shorter than pole A. pole C is 1040 cm long, what is the total length of the three poles
  10. Maths

    the points A,B,C and D lie on a straight line. The ratio of the length of AB to the length of BC is 3:4 and the ratio of the length of AC to the length of CD is 2:1. Find the ratio of the length of BC to the length of AD ?

More Similar Questions