# Latest word problems

1. Magnitude of angle
What magnitude has an obtuse angle enclosed by the hands of clocks at 12:20 hours?
2. Wax candles
A company makes wax candles in the shape of a cylinder. Each candle has a diameter of 4 inches and a height of 7 inches. If the company used 7561.12 in3 of wax, how many candles did it make? Use 3.14, and do not round your answer
3. Median or middle
The number of hours of television watched per day by a sample of 28 people is given below: 4, 1, 5, 5, 2, 5, 4, 4, 2, 3, 6, 8, 3, 5, 2, 0, 3, 5, 9, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 4, 7, 2, 9 What is the median value?
4. Height of the cylinder
The cylinder volume is 150 dm cubic, the base diameter is 100 cm. What is the height of the cylinder?
5. Nádoba
Nádoba tvaru kostky je naplněna vodou do poloviny své výšky. Pokud dolijeme 20 l vody, bude nádoba naplněna do tří čtvrtin své výšky. Jaký je objem celé nádoby?
6. Hemisphere - roof
The shape of the observatory dome is close to the hemisphere. Its outer diameter is 11 m. How many kilograms of paint and how many liters of paint is used for its double coat if you know that 1 kg of paint diluted with 1 deciliter of paint will paint an a
7. The spacecraft
The spacecraft spotted a radar device at altitude angle alpha = 34 degrees 37 minutes and had a distance of u = 615km from Earth's observation point. Calculate the distance d of the spacecraft from Earth at the moment of observation. Earth is considered
8. Vegetable meal
The cook was doing meal - in ratio 4: 3: 1 mix tomatoes: pepper: onion. Onions were 5 kg less than peppers. How many kgs of tomatoes did he need to prepare the meal?
9. Top of the tower
The top of the tower has the shape of a regular hexagonal pyramid. The base edge has a length of 1.2 m, the pyramid height is 1.6 m. How many square meters of sheet metal is needed to cover the top of the tower if 15% extra sheet metal is needed for joint
10. Father and daughter
Father is 36 years old, daughter is 20 years less. What will be the ratio between them when they are 10 years more?
11. Akpan
Akpan spent 3/8 of his time in school during the week. What fraction of his time does he spend at home during the week?
12. Suppose
Suppose you know that the length of a line segment is 15, x2=6, y2=14 and x1= -3. Find the possible value of y1. Is there more than one possible answer? Why or why not?
13. A cell tower
A cell tower is located at coordinates (-5, -7) and has a circular range of 12 units. If Mr. XYZ is located at coordinates (4,5), will he be able to get a signal?
14. Ages
Father is 36 years old, his daughter is 4 years old. Write down the ratio of the age of father and daughter. In what ratio will the ages of father and daughter after 4 years?
15. Age ratio
Janko is 14 years old. The age ratio of Janka and Zuzka is 2: 3. What was the ratio seven years ago?
16. Berry Smoothie
Rory has 5/8 cup of milk. How much milk does she have left after she doubles the recipe of the smoothie? Berry Smoothie: 2 cups strawberries 1 cup blueberries 1/4 cup milk 1 tbsp (tablespoon) sugar 1/2 tsp (teaspoon) lemon juice 1/8 tsp (teaspoon) vanil
17. Empty and full
An empty can has a mass of 1/6 lb. When it is filled with sand, it has a mass of 7/12 lb. Find the mass of the sand in the can?
18. Sum of the edges
The sum of the lengths of all edges of the cube is 72 cm. How many cm2 of colored paper are we going to use for sticking?
19. Rate 3
A liquid is heated at a rate of 5 degrees Celsius per minute. If the temperature now is at 39 degrees Celsius, after how long will the temperature be 94 degrees Celsius?
20. Water current
John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle.

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