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## Ten proportion GCSE questions

1. s is proportional to t³. When s = 3, t = 2. Find the value of s when t = 4

2. s is proportional to t³. When s = 4, t = 2. Find the value of s when t = 4

3. s is proportional to t³. When s =5, t = 4. Find the value of s when t = 2 (Answer: to 3 d.p.)

4. a is inversely proportional to b². When a = 10, b = 2. Find the value of a when b = 4 (Answer to 1 d.p.)

5. a is inversely proportional to b². When a = 50, b = 2. Find the value of a when b = 5

6. y is directly proportional to x². When x = 4, y = 200. Find the value of y when x = 2

7. s is directly proportional to t³. When s = 16, t =2. Find the value of s when t = 3

8. m is inversely proportional to n. When n = 30, m =0.6. Find the value of m when n = 6

9. v is inversely proportional to √w. When v = 400, w =25. Find the value of w when v = 500

10. a is inversely proportional to b². When a = 50, b =2. Find the value of a when b = 5

## Answers to our sample proportion GCSE questions

1. 24

2. 32

3. 625

4. 5

5. 8

6. 50

7. 54

8. 3

9. 16

10. 8

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