Unit conversion - 8th grade (13y) - examples

  1. Volcano
    volcano The crater of a volcano is approximately in the shape of a cone of a base 3.1416 sq. Mi. The crater's depth is 1500 ft. How many cubic yards of earth would be required to fill this cavity?
  2. The sides
    rectangle_9 The sides of a rectangle are in a ratio of 2:3, and its perimeter is 1 1/4 inches. What are the lengths of its side? Draw it.
  3. Shadow of tree
    stromcek_3 Miro stands under a tree and watching its shadow and shadow of the tree. Miro is 180 cm tall and its shade is 1.5 m long. The shadow of the tree is three times as long as Miro's shadow. How tall is the tree in meters?
  4. Water flow 2
    water3_9 How many litres of water will flow in 7 minutes from a cylindrical pipe 1 cm in diameter, if the water flows at a speed of 30 km per hour
  5. Train speed
    trains_9 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:
  6. A residential
    water3_8 A residential colony has a population of 5400 and 60 litres of water is required per person per day. For the effective utilization of rain water, they constructed a water reservoir measuring 48m × 27m × 25m to collect the rain water. For how many days, the
  7. Fruit juice
    cukr_9 Fruit juice contains 37.5% sugar. How many percents of sugar will be in the flavored mineral that we prepare from 100 grams of fruit juice and 1.4 liters of mineral? (1 liter = 1 kg)
  8. Motion problem
    dragway From Martina to Bratislavy go car at speed 76 km/h. From Bratislavy to Martina go another car at speed 53 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 19 km away?
  9. Beer
    piva After three 10° beers consumed in a short time there are 6.2 g of alcohol in 5 kg adult human blood. How much is it per mille?
  10. Motion
    cyclist_1 If you go at speed 5.1 km/h, you come to the station 37 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 28 km/h, you come to the station 38 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?
  11. River
    kongo_river Calculate how many promiles river Vltava average falls, if on section long 928 km flowing water from 1592 m AMSL to 108 m AMSL.
  12. Clock
    hodiny How many times a day hands on a clock overlap?
  13. Server
    p_pro Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%.
  14. Pool
    swimming-pool The swimming pool is 10 m wide and 22 m long and 191 cm deep. How many hectoliters of water is in it, if the water is 9 cm below its upper edge.
  15. Gimli Glider
    gimli_glider Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 45000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 1870 feet and maintain constant speed 212 knots. Calculate how long takes to plane from engines failure to hit ground. Calculate
  16. Scale
    pool_1 Swimming pool is long 110 m and 30 m wide. The plan of the city is shown as a rectangle with area 8.25 cm2. What scale is the city plan?
  17. Sphere
    1sphere Surface of the sphere is 2820 cm2, weight is 71 kg. What is its density?
  18. Motion2
    car_cycle Cyclist started out of town at 19 km/h. After 0.7 hours car started behind him in the same direction and caught up with him for 23 minutes. How fast and how long went car from the city to caught cyclist?
  19. ŽSR
    luzianky Calculate fixed annual personnel costs of operating monorail line 118 km long if every 5 km is station, which serve three people - one dispatcher and two switchman in 4-shift operation. Consider the average salary of the employee 885 €.
  20. Widescreen monitor
    lcd Computer business hit by a wave of widescreen monitors and televisions. Calculate the area of ​​the LCD monitor with a diagonal size 20 inches at ratio 4:3 and then 16:9 aspect ratio. Is buying widescreen monitors with same diagonal more advantageous tha

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