# Proportion Word Problems Proportion Word Problems 3 5

Proportion Word Problems

Proportion Word Problems 3 / 5 = N / 10 l 4/6=8/X

Proportion Word Problems

Proportion Word Problems l If you can buy one can of pineapple chunks for $2 than how many can you buy with $10? l ANSWER: 5

Proportion Word Problems ¡ ¡ One watermelon costs $3. How many watermelons can you buy for $9? ANSWER: 3 watermelons

Proportion Word Problems l Jennifer bought 32 apples for $16. How many apples can Kathy buy if she has $4? l ANSWER: 8 apples

Proportion Word Problems o Suppose it takes 48 chicken fingers to feed Mr. Wallace’s 4 th grade class of 20 students. How many chicken fingers would be needed for 30 students? o ANSWER: 72 chicken fingers for 30 students

Proportion Word Problems p David read 40 pages of a book in 50 minutes. How many pages should he be able to read in 80 minutes? p ANSWER: David can read 64 pages in 80 minutes.

Proportion Word Problems • Jeannie takes inventory of her closet and discovers that she has 8 shirts for every 5 pair of jeans. If she has 40 shirts, how many pairs of jeans does she have? • ANSWER: Jeannie owes 25 pairs of jeans.

Proportion Word Problems p If 4 grapefruits sell for 79 cents, how much will 6 grapefruits cost? p ANSWER: $1. 19

Proportion Word Problems l. A store makes a profit of $1500 for every 30 coats that they sell. If they make a profit of $2500, how many coats did they sell? l ANSWER: 50 coats

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