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

- A tile

A tile setter is covering 5ft by 5ft square shower wall. Each tile covers 4 5/8in by 4 5/8in square. How many rows of tile are needed to reach 5ft? How many tiles are needed to cover 5ft by 5ft square - Helmet

In nowadays cycling better results could be obtained not only due to rider physical preparation but also thanks to using updated technologies. One of the most important part of rider´s equipment is his or her helmet. While most bikers wear a helmet mainly - 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? - 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. - Four poplars

Four poplars are growing along the way. The distances between them are 35 m, 14 m, and 91 m. At least how many poplars need to be dropped to create the same spacing between the trees? How many meters will it be? - Cylinder height

Calculate the height of the cylinder and its surface is 2500 dm^{2}and the bases have a diameter 5dm. - 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 5.6 g of alcohol in 6 kg adult human blood. How much is it per mille? - Motion

If you go at speed 3.7 km/h, you come to the station 42 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 27 km/h, you come to the station 56 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station? - Rectangle

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

Calculate how many promiles river Dunaj average falls, if on section long 957 km flowing water from 1454 m AMSL to 101 m AMSL. - 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 4 m wide and 9 m long and 158 cm deep. How many hectoliters of water is in it, if the water is 27 cm below its upper edge. - Movement

From the crossing of two perpendicular roads started two cyclists (each at different road). One runs at average speed 24 km/h, the second at average speed 16 km/h. Determine the distance between them after 35 minutes cycling. - Gimli Glider

Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 44000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 2000 feet and maintain constant speed 196 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 €.

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