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

- 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. - 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. - Resistance

A resistor having an electrical resistance of 1.5 k ohms passes an electrical current of 0.1 A. Calculate what voltage is between the terminals of the resistor. - Find the

Find the volume of a quadrangle prism high 2dm whose base is a square with a side 15cm. - The tank

The tank is full up to 4/5 of the total height and contains 240 hl of water. The area of the base is 6 square meters. What is the height of the tank? - Motion problem

From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away? - Beer

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? - Motion

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? - 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. - Rectangle

The rectangle is 11 cm long and 45 cm wide. Determine the radius of the circle circumscribing rectangle. - Clock

How many times a day hands on a clock overlap? - Server

Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%. - 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. - 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 - Scale

Swimming pool is long 110 m and 30 m wide. The plan of the city is shown as a rectangle with area 8.25 cm^{2.}What scale is the city plan? - Sphere

Surface of the sphere is 2820 cm^{2,}weight is 71 kg. What is its density? - Motion2

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? - ŽSR

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 €. - Widescreen monitor

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 - Tanks

Fire tank has cuboid shape with a rectangular floor measuring 13.7 m × 9.8 m. Water depth is 2.4 m. Water was pumped from the tank into barrels with a capacity of 2.7 hl. How many barrels were used, if the water level in the tank fallen 5 cm? Wr

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