Comparing - examples - page 4
- A bridge
A bridge over a river is in the shape of the arc of a circle with each base of the bridge at the river's edge. At the center of the river, the bridge is 10 feet above the water. At 27 feet from the edge of the river, the bridge is 9 feet above the water. H
- Stones in aquarium
In an aquarium with a length of 2 m, 1.5 m wide and 2.5 m deep, the water is up to three-quarters of the depth. Can we place 2m cubic meters of stones in the aquarium without spilling water? (0 = no, 1 = yes)
One-eighth of the trees in the fruit plant in winter froze and one-twelfth of damaged disease and pests. Healthy trees remained 152. Is it enough to supply 35 trees to restore the original number of trees in the orchard?
Ivo wants to draw all the triangles whose two sides of which have a length of 4 cm and 9 cm and the length of the third side is expressed in whole centimeters. How many triangles does he have?
In the table bellow the number of wrong produced goods in two shifts: morning shift: 2; 0; 6; 10; 2; 2; 4; 2; 5; 2; afternoon shift: 4; 4; 0; 2; 10; 2; 6; 2; 3; 10; Compare the variability in both shifts, compare the average number of wrong goods on both
Seven classmates go every day for lunch. If they always come to the front in a different order, will be enough school year to take of all the possibilities?
Find the integer whose distance on the numerical axis from number 1 is two times smaller as the distance from number 6.
- Summer tires
Three tire servants have to change the summer tires on 6 cars in 2 hours. Mark's replacement would take 4.5 hours, Jirka would do it in 3 hours and 10 minutes, and Honza in 4 hours. Will they be able to replace all tires at the desired time?
- Paper box
Calculate whether 11 dm² of paper is sufficient for gluing a box without a lid with bottom dimensions of 2 dm and 15 cm and 12 cm high. Write result as: 0 = No, 1 = Yes
The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation.
- Precious metals
In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3 4
- Car crash
On the road, with a maximum permitted speed of 60 km/h, there was a car crash. From the length of the vehicle's braking distance, which was 40 m, the police investigated whether the driver did not exceed that speed. What is the conclusion of the police, as
- Comparing and sorting
Arrange in descending order this fractions: 2/7, 7/10 & 1/2
- Without 2
Without multipying, tell whether the product 0.644 x 0.25 will be greater than 1 or less than 1? Explane how you know. Then find the product.
- Equivalent expressions
A coach took his team out for pizza after their last game. There were 14 players, so they had to sit in smaller groups at different tables. Six players sat at one table and got 4 small pizzas to share equally. The other players sat at the different table a