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Tag Archives: Ratio and Proportion

Comparing quantities is easy, each of the quantities is defined to a specific standard and then the comparison between them takes place after that. Comparing… Read More
Given an array arr[] of N numbers, the task is to find the largest ratio of contiguous subarray from the given array.  Examples:  Input: arr… Read More
Given an array arr[] of positive integers, the task is to find the ratio of LCM and GCD of the given array. Examples: Input: arr[]… Read More
Given four integers a, b, c and d. The task is to check whether it is possible to pair them up such that they are… Read More
Given a ratio a : b of two unknown numbers. When both the numbers are incremented by a given integer x, the ratio becomes c… Read More
Given two rectangles, X with a ratio of length to width a:b and Y with a ratio of length to width c:d respectively. Both the… Read More
Write a program to find the ratio in which a shopkeeper will mix two types of rice worth Rs. kg and Rs. kg, so that… Read More
Given a:b and b:c. The task is to write a program to find ratio a:b:c Examples: Input: a:b = 2:3, b:c = 3:4 Output: 2:3:4… Read More
Felix and Adam win Rs 1210 together. 4/15 of Felix’s share is same as 2/5 of Adam’s share. How much did Adam win? (A) Rs… Read More
Syrup and Water are mixed in 2:1 ratio to form 60 litres of a mixture. How much water needs to be added to make the… Read More
If (x:y) = 2:1, then (x²-y²):(x²+y²) = __ ? (A) 1:2 (B) 3:5 (C) 2:1 (D) 5:4 Answer: (B) Explanation: Given, x:y = 2:1 ⇒… Read More
A certain amount of money is distributed between Alfred, Adam, Harry and Leo in the proportion of 5:2:4:3. Harry’s share is Rs 1000 more than… Read More
If the ages of Jacob, Max and Samuel are in the proportion 3:5:7 and the average of their ages is 25 years, then find the… Read More
The ratio 5:3 represents 16 liters of a mixture containing milk and water. If 4 liters of water is added and 4 liters of milk… Read More
In a library, the ratio of the books on Computer, Physics and Mathematics is 5:7:8. If the collection of books is increased respectively by 40%,… Read More