Latest word problems

  1. Average speed
    cyklo The average speed of a pedestrian who walked 10 km was 5km/h, the average speed of a cyclist on the same track was 20km/h. In how many minutes did the route take more than a cyclist? Q
  2. Storm and roof
    cone_church The roof on the building is a cone with a height of 3 meters and a radius equal to half the height of the roof. How many m2 of roof need to be repaired if 20% were damaged in a storm?
  3. The bus stop
    jehlan_1 The bus stop waiting room has the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid 4 m high with a 5 m base edge. Calculate how many m2 roofing is required to cover the three walls of the sheathing, taking into account 40% of the additional coverage.
  4. Hexagonal pyramid
    hexa_pyramid Calculate the surface area of a regular hexagonal pyramid with a base inscribed in a circle with a radius of 8 cm and a height of 20 cm.
  5. Quadrilateral pyramid
    ihlan_rez In a regular quadrilateral pyramid, the side edge is e = 7 dm and the diagonal of the base is 50 cm. Calculate the pyramid shell area.
  6. Triangular pyramid
    triangularPyramid A regular tetrahedron is a triangular pyramid whose base and walls are identical equilateral triangles. Calculate the height of this body if the edge length is a = 8 cm
  7. Guppies for sale
    guppies Paul had a bowl of guppies for sale. Four customers were milling around the store. 1. Rod told paul - I'll take half the guppies in the bowl, plus had a guppy. 2. Heather said - I'll take half of what you have, plus half a guppy. The third customer, Na
  8. Aquarium
    akvarko Try to estimate the weight of the water in an aquarium 50cm long 30cm wide, when poured to a height of 25cm. Calculates the weight of the aquarium's water.
  9. Volume of the cone
    kuzel Find the volume of the cone with the base radius r and the height v. a) r = 6 cm, v = 8 cm b) r = 0,9 m, v = 2,3 m c) r = 1,4 dm, v = 30 dm
  10. Nitrogen
    playground One bag of urea containing 46 percent nitrogen weighs 25 kg. How many bags have to be purchased for fertilizing a field of 41003 square meters if the nitrogen dose is 50.0 kg per hectare?
  11. Two chords
    twochords In a circle with radius r = 26 cm two parallel chords are drawn. One chord has a length t1 = 48 cm and the second has a length t2 = 20 cm, with the center lying between them. Calculate the distance of two chords.
  12. 3/8 off
    sale_2 A shirt cost 38.95 How much will you pay for the shirt if it has a discount tag for 3/8 off? Round to the nearest cent
  13. Rectangular base pyramid
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik Calculate an area of the shell of the pyramid with a rectangular base of 2.8 m and 1.4 m and height 2.5 meters.
  14. Wall height
    hexa_pyramid Calculate the height of a regular hexagonal pyramid with a base edge of 5 cm and a wall height w = 20 cm.
  15. Hexa pyramid
    hexa_pyramid_1 The base of the regular pyramid is a hexagon, which can be described by a circle with a radius of 1 m. Find the volume of the pyramid 2.5 m high.
  16. Triangular prism
    prism3 Calculate the surface of a triangular prism with the base of an equilateral triangle with a side length of 7.5 cm and a corresponding height of 6.5 cm. Prism height is 15cm.
  17. Divide
    hrusky How many different ways can three people divide 7 pears and 5 apples?
  18. Two accounts
    bankovka Two accounts in the bank, one per year interest 2%, the second 3%. Total interest income 1900 USD. If interest rates were reversed, the yield would be USD 200 higher. What are the amounts on each account?
  19. Buttons
    oblek Men's shirt has sewn 9 buttons and blouse 3 buttons. Together they sewed 60 pieces and consumed 390 buttons. How many shirts?
  20. Sick days
    flu In Canada, there are typically 261 working days per year. If there is a 4.9% chance that an employee takes a sick day. .. what is the probability an employee will use 17 OR MORE sick days in a year?

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