Practice with
Proportions
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Try the following problems:  

 

1.

Are the following true proportions?

a.
b.

 

 

2.

Solve for x:

 

 

3.

Solve for x:

 

 

4.

Solve for x:

 

 

 

5.

If 4 tickets to a show cost $9.00, find the cost of 14 tickets.

 

 

6.

A house which is assessed for $10,000 pays $300 in taxes.  What should the tax be on a house assessed at $15,500?

 

 

7.

The length of the thruway is 600 miles.  If 0.5 inch represents 50 miles, what is the length of the thruway on the map?

 

 

 

8.

Solve for x:

 

 

9.

Solve for x:

 

 

10.

Maria is making pancakes for the annual pancake breakfast.  She needs two cups of batter to make eight 7-inch pancakes.  If Maria needs to make one thousand two hundred 7-inch pancakes, how many cups of batter does she need?

 

 

11.

The dimensions of a building are 250 feet by 120 feet.  If 1 inch represents 20 feet on a scale drawing, what are the dimensions of the building on the drawing?

 


 

12.

If on a scale drawing 48 feet are represented by 12 inches, then a scale of 1/4 inch represents how many feet?

 


 
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