# Unit conversion - examples - page 24

- Special watch

Fero bought a special watch on the market. They have only one (minute) hand and a display that shows which angle between the hour and minute hand. How many hours it was when his watch showed - the minute hand points to number 2; the display shows 125°? - 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 - Scientific notation

Approximately 7.5x10^{5}gallons of water flow over a waterfall each second. There are 8.6x10^{4}seconds in 1 day. Select the approximate number of gallons of water that flow over the waterfall in 1 day. - Bulb

A 60 W bulb consumes 0.12 kWh of electricity. How long did she stand light without a break? - 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. - Water tank

What is the height of the cuboid-shaped tank with the bottom dimensions of 80 cm and 50 cm if the 480 liters of water reaches 10 cm below the top? - Two municipalities

The horizontal distance between municipalities is 39 km. Average sinking is 7 per mille. What is the difference in height between these municipalities? - Isosceles trapezoid

The old father decided to change the top plate of an isosceles-like trapezoid with the basic dimensions of 120 cm and 60 cm, and the shoulder is 50 centimeters long. How much does it pay for a new plate and a square meter worth 17 euros? - Two ships

The distance from A to B is 300km. At 7 am started from A to B a ferry with speed higher by 20 km/h than a ship that leaves at 8 o'clock from B to A. Both met at 10h 24min. Determine how far they will meet from A and when they reach the destination. - Mushrooms

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? - Decorative fence

The rectangular garden is 57 m long and 42 m wide. Calculate how much m² it will reduce if it encloses with a 60 cm wide decorative fence. - The aquarium

The aquarium has a capacity of 18 liters. What is its height when the square bottom is 8 2/3 cm long? - Paper box

Calculate how much we'll pay for a three-side shaped prism box with a triangular base, and if it measures 12cm and 1.6dm, the hypotenuse measures 200mm. The box is 34cm high. We pay 0,13 € per square meter of paper. - Iron density

Calculate the weight of a 2 m long rail pipe with an internal diameter of 10 cm and a wall thickness of 3 mm. The iron density is p = 7.8 g/cm3. - Temperature conversion

The normal human body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. What is the temperature in degrees Celcius? - It is 2

It is 90 feet from home plate to first base on a baseball diamond. What is the area of the baseball diamond in square yards? - An oil

An oil drum is cut in half. One half is used as a water trough. Use the dimensions; length 82cm, width 56cm to estimate the capacity of the water trough in liters. - Train speed

Two guns were fired from the same place at an interval of 10 minutes and 30 seconds, but a person in a train approaching the place hears second shot 10 minutes after the first. The speed of the train (in km/hr), supposing that sound travels at 340 m/s is: - A car

A car weighing 1.05 tonnes driving at the maximum allowed speed in the village (50 km/h) hit a solid concrete bulkhead. Calculate height it would have to fall on the concrete surface to make the impact intensity the same as in the first case! - Hectoliters

How deep is the pool if there are 2025 hectoliters of water and the bottom dimensions are a = 15 meters b = 7,5 meters and the water level is up to 9/10 (nine-tenths) of height.

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