Pythagoras contest - examples

  1. Short cut
    direct_route Imagine that you are going to the friend. That path has a length 330 meters. Then turn doprava and go another 840 meters and you are at a friend's. The question is how much the journey will be shorter if you go direct across the field?
  2. Skiing meeting
    compass4 On the skiing meeting came four friends from 4 world directions and led the next interview. Charles: "I did not come from the north or from the south." Mojmir "But I came from the south." Joseph: "I came from the north." Zdeno: "I come from the south." W
  3. Fluid
    nadoby We have vessels containing 7 liters, 5 liters and 2 liters. Largest container is filled with fluid the others empty. Can you only by pouring get 5 liters and two 1 liter of fluid? How many pouring is needed?
  4. King's birthday
    ohnostroj To celebrate the king's birthday workers fire 1/5 all purchased rockets. To celebrate the Queen's birthday fire 1/6 of the remaining rockets and to celebrate the birthday of king's son remaining 15,000 rockets. How many rockets they purchased?

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