Examples for secondary school students - page 70
- Associative law multiplication
In a warehouse, you obtain a 20% discount but you must pay a 15% sales tax. Which would you prefer to have calculated first: discount or tax? Explain. (result write as: 1 = first discount, 2 = first tax, 3 = no matter what first)
- Cancel fractions
Compress the expression of factorial: (n+6)!/(n+4)!-n!/(n-2)!
The driver of the car at a speed of 100 km/h faced the obstacle and began to brake with a slowing of 5 m/s². What is the path to stopping the car when the driver has registered the obstacle with a delay of 0.7 s?
- Spherical cap
Place a part of the sphere on a 4.6 cm cylinder so that the surface of this section is 20 cm2. Determine the radius r of the sphere from which the spherical cap was cut.
- A candle
A candle shop sells scented candles for $16 each and unscented candles for $10 each. The shop sells 28 candles today and makes $400. a. Write a system of linear equations that represents the situation. b. Solve the system to answer the questions: How m
- Three shooters
Three shooters shoot, each one time, on the same target. The first hit the target with a probability of 0.7; second with a probability of 0.8 and a third with a probability of 0.9. What is the probability to hit the target: a) just once b) at least once c
Show that if x, y, z are 3 consecutive nonzero digits, zyx-xyz = 198, where zyx and xyz are three-digit numbers created from x, y, z.
- Standard deviation
Find standard deviation for dataset (grouped data): Age (years) No. Of Persons 0-10 15 10-20 15 20-30 23 30-40 22 40-50 25 50-60 10 60-70 5 70-80 10
- Three points
Three points A (-3;-5) B (9;-10) and C (2;k) . AB=AC What is value of k?
- 2 pipes
2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone?
- Sheep and cows
There are only sheep and cows on the farm. Sheep is eight more than cows. The number of cows is half the number of sheep. How many animals live on the farm?
- The tourist
The tourist traveled 190km in 5 hours. Part of the journey passed at 5 km/h. The rest he went by bus at a speed of 60 km/h. How long has a bus gone?
- Three sides
Side b is 2 cm longer than side c, side a is 9 cm shorter than side b. The triangle circumference is 40 cm. Find the length of sides a, b, c . .. .
- Hexagon ABCDEF
In the regular hexagon ABCDEF, the diagonal AE has a length 8cm. Calculate the circumference and the hexagon area.
- Car and motorcyclist
A car and a motorcyclist rode against each other from a distance of 190 km. The car drove 10km/h higher than the motorcyclist and started half an hour later. It met a motorcyclist in an hour and thirty minutes. Determine their speeds.
- Sss triangle
Calculate the area and heights in the triangle ABC by sides a = 8cm, b = 11cm, c = 12cm
- Water lilies
Water lilies are growing on the pond and their number is doubled every day. The whole layer is covered in 12 days. How many days will it cover 8 layers?
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.
- Infinite sum of areas
Above the height of the equilateral triangle ABC is constructed an equilateral triangle A1, B1, C1, of the height of the equilateral triangle built A2, B2, C2, and so on. The procedure is repeated continuously. What is the total sum of the areas of all tri
Grandfather gathered fresh mushrooms. The fifth was wormwood, and it was thrown away, the other dried up. He obtained 720 grams of dried mushrooms. How many kilograms did the grandfather collect, and by drying the mushrooms they lost 75% of their weight?