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Cross Multiplying to Find an Unknown P-PRO 1

Instructions: For each of these proportions (without units), use the cross-multiplying procedure
you learned in the video to solve for the unknown number ‘n’.

1 n 2 2 5 2
= =
9 3 n 8
n×3=9×2
n × 3 18
=
3 3
n=6

3 n 12 2 n
= 4
=
4 6 9 45

5 3 n 6 7 21
= =
8 32 3 n

7 7 35 8 n 5
= =
3 n 6 30

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1 n 2 2 8 15 = = 7 5 n 6 n×5=7×2 n × 5 14 = 5 5 n = 2. use the cross-multiplying procedure you learned in the video to solve for the unknown number ‘n’.Set 2 P-PRO 2 Instructions: For each of these proportions (without units).5 Proportions • mathantics. You can use a calculator for this set.2 8 n 3 = = 7 n 10 2.com © 2014 Math Plus Motion. LLC . ® Name: Date: Cross Multiplying to Find an Unknown .8 3 n 3 7 n = 4 = 5 10 12 6 5 3 n 6 4 51 = = 5 32 3 n 7 5 1.

® Name: Date: Proportion Word Problems P-PRO 3 Instructions: Use proportions to answer each of these word problems.5 cm tall. how much salt is in 32 of elephants for 3 days.5 hours? 25 meters per 2 cm.120 grams 3 If a fuel efficient car can go 210 miles 4 If a farmer gets 340 bushels of corn on 4 gallons of fuel. how much food liters of sea water? would you need to feed them for a week? 70 grams n grams = 2 liters 32 liters 70 × 32 = 2 × n 2. a building measures half-hour (0. how tall is the actual building? Proportions • mathantics.com © 2014 Math Plus Motion. If the scale of the drawing is can the factory make in 6.5 hrs) How many toasters 4. how many bushels on 12 gallons? can they get from 15 acres? 5 A factory can make 20 toasters in a 6 On a scaled drawing. how far can it go from 2 acres of land. You can use a calculator.240 = 2 × n 2 2 n = 1. LLC . 1 If 2 liters of sea water contain 70 2 If it takes 930 kg of food to feed a pair grams of salt.

LLC . How many calories would would 20 oranges cost? they burn on a 5 km run? 5 If it takes 2.com © 2014 Math Plus Motion. 1 A rain gauge collected 0.2 inches of 2 A biologist counted 15 squirrels in 3 acres rain in 30 minutes. how many pounds make 1. Based on that data. You can use a calculator.6 lbs of cookie dough. how much km run.6 4 If 3 oranges cost $1. how many at the same rate. how many of cheese can you make with 50 gallons ounces of chocolate chips will you need to of milk? make 7 pounds of cookie dough? Proportions • mathantics.75.3 gallons of milk to make 2 6 If you need 8 oz of chocolate chips to pounds of cheese.Set 2 P-PRO 4 Instructions: Use proportions to answer each of these word problems. ® Name: Date: Proportion Word Problems . If it keeps raining of forest. what’s the total time squirrels would be expected to inhabit a it will take to collect 1 inch of rain? 275 acre forest? 3 A runner burned 120 calories on a 1.

page 1 P-PRO 5 Instructions: Use this map to answer the questions below and on the following page.com © 2014 Math Plus Motion. ® Name: Date: Scaled Drawing Problems . printout may not be to scale 1 How many miles is it from Honolulu 2 How many miles is it from Honolulu to Diamond Head? to Pearl Harbor? 4 cm 2 cm = 10 mi n mi 4 × n = 10 × 2 4 × n = 20 4 4 n = 5 miles Proportions • mathantics. LLC . note: all measurements are approximate.

page 2 P-PRO 6 Instructions: Use the map on the previous page to answer these questions. see previous page 3 How many miles is it from Honolulu 4 How many miles is it from Turtle Bay to Turtle Bay? to Waialua Bay? 5 How many miles is it from Pearl Harbor 6 How many miles is it from Honolulu to Ka’Ena Point? to Kaneohe? 7 How many miles is it from Kaneohe 8 How many miles is it from Ka’Ena to Hanauma Bay? Point to Waialua Bay? Proportions • mathantics. LLC .com © 2014 Math Plus Motion. ® Name: Date: Scaled Drawing Problems .

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