# Units - examples

- Clock's gears

In the clock machine, three gears fit together. The largest has 168 teeth, the middle 90 teeth, and the smallest 48 teeth. The middle wheel turns around its axis in 90 seconds. How many times during the day do all the gears meet in the starting position? - Find the 6

Find the total cost of 10 computers at $ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at $12 each - Two diggers

Two diggers should dig a ditch. If each of them worked just one-third of the time that the other digger needs, they'd dig up a 13/18 ditch together. Find the ratio of the performance of this two diggers. - Temperature 5

Temperature outside starts at 0 Fahrenheit. Over time the temperature changes at a rate of -0.6 Fahrenheit per hour. How long will it take for the temperature to reach -4.5 Fahrenheit? - Spherical tank

The tank of a water tower is a sphere of radius 35ft. If the tank is filled to one quarter of full, what is the height of the water? - Overtaking

On the direct road, the passenger car overtakes the slower bus by starting to overtake 20 meters from the bus and after passing it ahead of it again 20 meters away. The car overtakes at a steady speed of 72 km/h, the bus goes at a steady speed of 54 km/h.. - The swimmer

The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motion - Paratrooper

After the parachute is opened, the paratrooper drops to the ground at a constant speed of 2 m/s, with the sidewinding at a steady speed of 1.5 m/s. Find: a) the magnitude of its resulting velocity with respect to the ground, b) the distance of his land fr - Tickets 4

Stacey is selling tickets to the school play. The tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. She sells twice as many adult tickets as children's tickets and brings in a total of $342. How many of each kind of ticket did she sell? - Outside temperature

The temperature outside was 57 degree Fahrenheit. During the next few hours it decreased by 18 degrees and then increased by 23 degrees. Find new temperature. - Supplementary angles

One of the supplementary angles is larger by 33° than the second one. Calculate the angles size. - Edges or sides

Calculate the cube volume, if the sum of the lengths of all sides is 276 cm. - The position

The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t^{3}-2t^{2}-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero. - Discount

The dress was discounted by CZK 115, which was 12% of the original price. What is the cost of the dress after the discount? - In what

In what ratio must two sorts of sugar, costing #390 and #315 per kg respectively, be mixed in order to produce a mixture worth #369 per kg? - Ping time

Calculate theoretical ping time between Orlando and Shenzhen which is 14102 km distant. Ping time measures the round-trip time for small messages sent from the origin to a destination that is echoed back to the source. The name comes from active sonar term - Phone plan

Victoria's cell phone plan costs $30.00 a month. If she used 12.5 hours in May, how much did Victoria pay per minute? - Body diagonal

Calculate the volume and surface of the cube if the body diagonal measures 10 dm. - Water level

How high is the water in the swimming pool with dimensions of 37m in length and 15m in width, if an inlet valve is opened for 10 hours flowing 12 liters of water per second? - Workers 9

If two workers fix two windows in an hour how many windows can 18 workers fix in the same two windows?

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