Practice the questions given in the** **worksheet on word problems on proportion. The questions are based
on the basic properties of proportions.

**1.** Find the fourth of a proportion whose first, second and third terms are 18, 27 and 32 respectively.

**2.** The length and breadth of a rectangle are in the ratio 5 : 4. If its length is 80 cm, find the breadth.

**3.** The ratio of the sale of eggs on a Sunday to that of the whole week of a grocery shop was 2 : 9. If the total sale of eggs in the same week was $360, find the sale of eggs on the Sunday.

**4.** The map of a rectangular field is drawn on a scale 1 : 90. If the actual length of the field is 180 m, what will it be on the map?

**5.** The ratio between the number of girls and the number of boys in a small school is 2 : 5. If the number of boys is 225; find:

(i) the number of girls in the school.

(ii) the number of students in the school.

**6.** It takes Sharon
45 minutes to walk 5 km. How long would it take her to walk 4 km at the same
speed? How far would she go in 90 minutes?

**7.** In a sports
meet, group of boys and girls are to be formed. Each group consists of 4 boys
and 6 girls. How many boys are required, if 102 girls are available for such
grouping?

**8.** At a birthday
party for 240 people, it was estimated that one bottle of cold drink would be
sufficient for 4 people. How many bottles would be sufficient for 240 people?

Answers for the** **worksheet
on word problems on proportion are given below to check the exact answers of
the above questions on proportion.

**Answers:**

**1.** 48

**2.** 64 cm

**3.** $80

**4.** 2 m

**5.** (i) 90

(ii) 315

**6.** 36 min, 8 km

**7.** 68 boys

**8.** 60

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