Cork and swimming

If a person weighs 80 kg, how many kilograms of cork must take swimming belt to use it to float on water? The density of the human body is 1050kg/m3 and cork 300kg/m3.

(Instructions: Let the human body and cork on a mixture that has a density of 1000kg/m3. When make the equation you will compare the volumes of both components and the volume of the resulting mixture.)

Correct result:

x =  1.6327 kg



49x = 80

x = 8049 ≈ 1.632653

Our simple equation calculator calculates it.

We would be pleased if you find an error in the word problem, spelling mistakes, or inaccuracies and send it to us. Thank you!

Showing 0 comments:

Tips to related online calculators
Do you have a system of equations and looking for calculator system of linear equations?
Tip: Our volume units converter will help you with the conversion of volume units.
Tip: Our Density units converter will help you with the conversion of density units.

Next similar math problems:

  • Ring
    prsten The ring made from gold and copper alloy has a weight of 14.5 g and a volume of 1.03 cm3. How much gold and how much copper it contains? The metal densities are Au 19.3 g/cm³ and Cu 8.94 kg·dm-3
  • Reservoir + water
    cuboid_water Reservoir completely filled with water weighs 12 kg. After pouring off three quarters of the amount of water weights 3 kg. Calculate the weight and volume of the reservoir.
  • Here is
    calc Here is a data set (n=117) that has been sorted. 10.4 12.2 14.3 15.3 17.1 17.8 18 18.6 19.1 19.9 19.9 20.3 20.6 20.7 20.7 21.2 21.3 22 22.1 22.3 22.8 23 23 23.1 23.5 24.1 24.1 24.4 24.5 24.8 24.9 25.4 25.4 25.5 25.7 25.9 26 26.1 26.2 26.7 26.8 27.5 27.6 2
  • Coffee
    arabica_robusta Coffee merchant has coffee robusta and arabica species. 1 kg Robusta worth 450 CZK, Arabica 1 kg is 300 CZK more expensive. Calculate how many kilograms of Robusta and Arabica will need to produce 30 kg of the mixture so that the mixture cost is 490 CZK p
  • CuZn
    brass Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. The 10 centimeter brass cube has a weight of 8.6 kg. Copper density is 8930 kg/m3, the zinc density is 7130 kg/m3. Calculate how many kg of copper and zinc a cube contains.
  • Sphere floating
    SpheresDiff Will float a hollow iron ball with an outer diameter d1 = 20cm and an inside diameter d2 = 19cm in the water? The iron density is 7.8 g/cm 3. (Instructions: Calculate the average sphere density and compare with the density of the water. )
  • Floating of wood - Archimedes law
    balza05 What will be the volume of the floating part of a wooden (balsa) block with a density of 200 kg/m3 and a volume of 0.02 m3 that floats in alcohol? (alcohol density is 789 kg/m3)
  • Barrel 3
    sud-s-vodou Barrel with water has a weight 118 kg. When we get off 75% of water it has a weight 35 kg. How many kg has empty barrel?
  • Mixing
    FMCG If we mix 5 kg of goods of one kind and 3 kg second one, resulting mixture cost 16.50 EUR/kg. If these quantities are mixed in reverse - first three kilograms and 5 kilograms second cost of mixture is 18.50 EUR/kg. What is the price of one kg of goods of
  • Tea mixture
    tea_1 Of the two sort of tea at a price of 180 CZK/kg and 240 CZK/kg we make a mixture 12 kg that should be prepared at a price of 200 CZK / kg. How many kilos of each sort of tea will we need to be mixed?
  • Hollow sphere
    sphere_2 Steel hollow sphere floats on the water plunged into half its volume. Determine the outer radius of the sphere and wall thickness, if you know that the weight of the sphere is 0.5 kg and density of steel is 7850 kg/m3
  • Water container
    water_1 Container with water weighs 1.48 kg. When we cast 75% of water container of water weight 0.73 kg. How heavy is an empty container?
  • Used cars
    renault Peter plans to buy a used car: the first car Renault Espace 2.0 dCi 16V Dynamique 2006, costs 2000 euros. It is 14 years old and has a combined diesel consumption of 8 liters. / 100 km. Diesel costs 1.1 euros/liter. How much will the car cost him to opera
  • Alcohol 2
    alko Two types of alcohol one 63% and second 75% give 20 liters of 69% alcohol. How many liters of each type are in the mixture?
  • Mixing water
    teplomer_17 The 30-liter container should we fill with water at 60 degrees Celsius. How many liters of water 80 degrees C hot and how many liters of water 20 degrees Celsius warm we have to mix?
  • Chocolate roll
    chocholate_3 The cube of 5 cm chocolate roll weighs 30 g. How many calories will contain the same chocolate roller of a prism shape with a length of 0.5 m whose cross section is an isosceles trapezoid with bases 25 and 13 cm and legs 10 cm. You know that 100 g of this
  • Mushrooms
    huby_3 Fresh mushrooms contain 90% water, dried only 12%. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms are needed for 5kg dried?