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### Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation7.9 Direct Variation or Direct Proportion

 Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
 Q 1: The numbers r and s vary directly and the constant of variation is 3/5. Find r if s=45; and find s if r =33.55 and 27 respectively27 and 55 respectively50 and 25 respectively Q 2: The pressure P exerted at any point on the base of a tank filled with liquid varies directly as the depth D of the liquid. The pressure exerted by the liquid 25 cms deep on the base of the tank is 10 g/sq. cm. What will be the pressure when the depth is18 g/sq. cm16 g/sq. cm20 g/sq. cm Q 3: One evening the length of the shadow of a building's pillar of height 28 m is 42 m. What will be the length of the shadow of the building's tower of height 36 m at that time?45 m54 m50 m Q 4: The weight E of a man on earth's surface is directly proportional to his weight M on mars. The constant of proportionality is 3, if a man weights 126 kg on earth, how much will he weigh on mars?45 kgs40 kgs42 kgs Q 5: A motor bike travels 225 km with 5 liters of gas. How many liters of gas are needed to travel 135 km?4 liters3.5 liters3 liters Q 6: The numbers x and y are directly proportional and x=9 when y=3. Find x when y=8; and find y when x=42.25 and 15 respectively24 and 14 respectively14 and 24 respectively Q 7: The numbers p and q are directly proportional and p=7.5 when q=15. Find p when q=38; and find q when p=13.15 and 29 respectively19 and 26 respectively26 and 19 respectively Q 8: The amount of heat (H) produced in human body by burning of proteins is directly proportional to the amount of proteins (A) burnt. If burning of 1 gram of proteins produces 32 calories of heat, how much proteins should be burnt to produce 52 calories?20 grams13 grams15 grams Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!