# Units - examples - page 116

1. Proportion 2
A car is able to travel 210 km in 3 hours. How far can it travel in 5 hours? Put what kind of proportion is this and show your solution.
In January, 2 liters of lemonade were sold for CZK 24, while in February, 2.5 liters of lemonade sold at same price. How much percent was 1 liter of lemonade cheaper in February than in January?
3. 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
4. The position
The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t3-2t2-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero.
5. Toilets
A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one ye
Mr. Smith is on a road trip to a remote disc golf course 180km away. He travels part of the way at 100km/h along the highway, and part of the way at 50km/h along dirt roads. If it took 2 hours to get there, how many hours did he spend on dirt roads?
7. A koala
A koala lives to be 14 years old in the wild. How much longer will a 2 year old koala probably live?
8. Soccer team
Hilahs soccer team is trying to raise \$2414 to travel to a tournament in Florida, so they decided to host a pancake for the breakfast. How many people need to attend their breakfast in order to raise \$2414, if profit per one pancake is \$1.5?
9. Trevor
Trevor wishes to tile the floor of his bathroom. The bathroom is rectangular and is 4.2m long and 3.3m wide. The tiles are 30cm by 30cm. Calculate the cost to tile the floor if each tile costs 72 cents.
10. Walking
Lucie can walk about 3 4/5 miles each hour. How far can she walk in 2 hours 45 minutes?
11. The Mayflower
The Mayflower traveled for 66 days on the trip from England to America. The weather was storming for many days of their trip. If one and a half of the days at Sea where Sunny with good weather, 1/6 of the days were sunny but very windy and the other days r
12. Monica
Monica left Php.900 to Bianca. When monica asked for it after 6 months, Bianca decided to give Php.945 instead because she was able to use the money. What interest rate on Monica's money was used by bianca?
13. Selling price
Find the selling price. Cost to store: \$50 Markup: 10%
14. One trapezium
One trapezium has AB=24M, BC=36M, CD=80M, DA=80M long sides. Find the area.
15. Find the 6
Find the total cost of 10 computers at \$ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at \$12 each
16. Greg and Bill
Greg is 18 years old. He is 6 less than 4 times Bill's age. How old is Bill?
17. Fix + percentages
Mrs. Vargas is a car sales agent who earns Php.5,850 monthly plus a 4% commision on all her sales. During a month, she sold a car worth Php.740,000. How much is her total earnings?
18. School yearbook
Bianca sold Php.18,500 worth of advertisements for the school yearbook. If she is given a commision of 8%, how much did she earn for the advertisements?
19. Father and daughter
When I was 11 my father was 35 year old. Now, father has three times older then me. How old is she?
20. Flooring a room
Find the cost of flooring a room 6.5 m by 5 m with square tiles of sides 25 cm at the rate of rupees 9.40 per tile.

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