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Word Problem Exercises: Using Ratios - Areas and Volumes
General Questions
The
area
of a yard is 15,000 ft
. If the
ratio
of the
length
to the width of the yard is 3:2, what are the dimensions of the yard?
1.
The
volume
of a pool is 1728 ft
. If the
ratio
of the
length
to the width to the depth is 4:2:1, what are the dimensions of the pool?
2.
A 20 foot ladder is leaning against a building. If the
ratio
of the
base
of the ladder's distance from the building to its top's
height
from the ground is 3:4, find how high the top of the ladder is from the ground
3.
The
area of a trapezoid
is 360 in
. If the ration of the bases to the
height
is 6:10:5, find the dimensions of the trapezoid.
4.
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