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  1. Circular railway
    described_circle2 The railway is to interconnect in a circular arc the points A, B, and C, whose distances are | AB | = 30 km, AC = 95 km, BC | = 70 km. How long will the track from A to C?
  2. Brothers and sisters
    venn_intersect There are 35 children in the class, 23 of them have a brother, and 27 of them have a sister. How many children have both a brother and a sister when there are 5 children in the class who have no brother or sister?
  3. Flowerbed
    circles We enlarge the circular flower bed, so its radius increased by 3 m. The substrate consumption per enlarged flower bed was (at the same layer height as before magnification) nine times greater than before. Determine the original flowerbed radius.
  4. A rectangle 2
    rectangles A rectangle has a diagonal length of 74cm. Its side lengths are in ratio 5:3. Find its side lengths.
  5. Six students
    painter Two pupils painted the class in four hours. How long will it take for six pupils?
  6. Square side
    squares If we enlarge the square side a = 5m, its area will increase by 10,25%. How many percent will the side of the square increase? How many percent will it increase the circumference of the square?
  7. Harvest time
    clocks2 Grandma and granddaughter Julka reap currants in 15 hours of working together. Julka herself would have currants 10 days after 6 hours of work a day. Find by what percentage the grandma's harvest time was shortened when the granddaughter was involved in
  8. Heptagonal pyramid
    truncated_hexagonal_pyramid A hardwood for a column is in the form of a frustum of a regular heptagonal pyramid. The lower base edge is 18 cm and the upper base of 14 cm. The altitude is 30 cm. Determine the weight in kg if the density of the wood is 10 grams/cm3.
  9. Two villages
    mapa On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map?
  10. Mixture of nuts
    vahy2 The mixture of nuts should be prepared from almonds, peanuts and cashew nuts ratio 1: 2: 3 (respectively). The price of almonds is 150 CZK/kg, the price of peanuts is 140 CZK/kg and the price of cashew nuts is 180 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is deter
  11. The trapezium
    rt_iso_triangle The trapezium is formed by cutting the top of the right-angled isosceles triangle. The base of the trapezium is 10 cm and the top is 5 cm. Find the area of trapezium.
  12. Blueberries
    blueberry 5 children collect 4 liters of blueberries in 1.5 hours. a) How many minutes do 3 children take 2 liters of blueberries? b) How many liters of blueberries will be taken by 8 children in 3 hours?
  13. Chocolate
    percent Chocolate, which originally cost 1.5 euros, was increased by 40%. How many euros did it cost?
  14. Father and sons
    family Father is 27 and his sons 2 and one year. In how many years will his sons sum up to half his age?
  15. Three lines
    clocks2 At 6 am, three bus lines are departing from the station. The first line has an interval of 24 minutes. The second line has an interval of 15 minutes. The third line runs at regular intervals of more than 1 minute. The third line runs at the same time as t
  16. Radius
    circle_axes Find the radius of the circle with area S = 200 cm².
  17. Evaluate - order of ops
    expr Evaluate the expression: 32+2[5×(24-6)]-48÷24 Pay attention to the order of operation including integers
  18. Sides of right angled triangle
    triangle_rt1 One leg is 1 m shorter than the hypotenuse, and the second leg is 2 m shorter than the hypotenuse. Find the lengths of all sides of the right-angled triangle.
  19. Before yesterday
    percent He merchant adds a sale sign in his shop window to the showed pair of shoes in the morning: "Today by p% cheaper than yesterday. " After a while, however, he decided that the sign saying: "Today 62.5% cheaper than the day before yesterday". Determine the
  20. Coordinates of square vertices
    rotate_square I have coordinates of square vertices A / -3; 1/and B/1; 4 /. Find coordinates of vertices C and D, C 'and D'. Thanks Peter.

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