Direct and Inverse Proportions (IMO Mathematics Olympiad Class 8): Questions 7  13 of 62
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Question number: 7
» Direct and Inverse Proportions
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The ratio of boys and girls in a school of 660 students is . How many girls should be admitted to make ratio ?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  50 

b.  60 

c.  40 

d.  30 

Question number: 8
» Direct and Inverse Proportions
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can do a piece of work in 50 days. He works at it for 5 days and then alone finishes the work in 30 days. The two together could have completed the work in ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  17.5 days 

b.  17 days 

c.  18 days 

d.  17.2 days 

Question number: 9
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A can do a work in 3 days. If B is 25 % less efficient than A, then in how many days can B do the same work?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  3 

b.  4 

c.  5 

d.  3.5 

Question number: 10
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The ratio of boys and girls in a school of 910 students is . How many girls should be admitted to make ratio ?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  130 

b.  260 

c.  210 

d.  240 

Question number: 11
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If and , then the value of is ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  15 

b.  65 

c.  85 

d.  75 

Question number: 12
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Two numbers are in the ratio 5: 7. If each number is increased by 14, the ratio becomes 7: 9. The numbers are________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  35, 47 

b.  25, 35 

c.  35, 25 

d.  35, 49 

Question number: 13
» Direct and Inverse Proportions
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For a group of 20 students food lasts for 55 days. For how many days will the same food last for 50 students?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  12 days 

b.  11 days 

c.  22 days 

d.  21 days 
