Expression of a variable from the formula - math word problems

  1. Chord
    chord In a circle with radius r=60 cm is chord 4× longer than its distance from the center. What is the length of the chord?
  2. Horizontal Cylindrical Segment
    cylinder_horiz How much fuel is in the tank of horizontal cylindrical segment with a length 10m, width of level 1 meter and level is 0.2 meters below the upper side of the tank?
  3. Angle of deviation
    kuzel2_1 The surface of the rotating cone is 30 cm2 (with circle base), its surface area is 20 cm2. Calculate the deviation of the side of this cone from the plane of the base.
  4. Arc
    arc Calculate span of the arc, which is part of a circle with diameter d = 20 m and its height is 6 m.
  5. The car
    cars_4 The car has traveled the distance between A and B for four hour. If we increased the average by 17 km/h the car travel this distance an hour earlier. Determine the initial speed of the car and the distance between A and B.
  6. Vintner
    wine How high can vintner fill keg with crushed red grapes if these grapes occupy a volume of 20 percent? Keg is cylindrical with a diameter of the base 1 m and a volume 9.42 hl. Start from the premise that says that fermentation will fill the keg (the number.
  7. Triangular pyramid
    ihlan_3b It is given perpendicular regular triangular pyramid: base side a = 5 cm, height v = 8 cm, volume V = 28.8 cm3. What is it content (surface area)?
  8. Carpet
    koberec_2 The room is 10 x 5 meters. You have the role of carpet width of 1 meter. Make rectangular cut of roll that piece of carpet will be longest possible and it fit into the room. How long is a piece of carpet? Note .: carpet will not be parallel with the diag
  9. BMI index
    man_BMI Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. Index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of diff
  10. Prism - box
    cuboids_1 The base of prism is a rectangle with a side of 7.5 cm and 12.5 cm diagonal. The volume of the prism is V = 0.9 dm3. Calculate the surface of the prism.
  11. Above Earth
    aboveEarth To what height must a boy be raised above the earth in order to see one-fifth of its surface.
  12. Rhombus diagonal
    rhombus2_1 Area of rhombus is 224. One diagonal measures 33, find length of other diagonal.
  13. Fire tank
    fireman Whole fire tank was discharged once in 5 days by first out by second in $n days. Once firefighters pumped out 6/13 of water out from the tank and then let the water flow out both drain. How long take empty the tank?
  14. Rectangular trapezoid
    rt_licho The rectangular trapezoid ABCD is: /AB/ = /BC/ = /AC/. The length of the median is 6 cm. Calculate the circumference and area of a trapezoid.
  15. Trapezoid ABCD v2
    trapezium_table Trapezoid ABCD has length of bases in ratio 3:10. The area of riangle ACD is 825 dm2. What is the area of trapezoid ABCD?
  16. Angles
    triangle The triangle is one outer angle 158°54' and one internal angle 148°. Calculate the other internal angles of a triangle.
  17. Quadrangular prism
    trapezium_prism The quadrangular prism has a volume 648 cm3. Trapezoid which is its base has the dimensions bases: a = 10 cm, c = 5 and height v = 6 cm. What is the height of the prism?
  18. RT 11
    right_triangle Calculate the area of right tirangle if its perimeter is p = 45 m and one cathethus is 20 m long.
  19. Euclid theorems
    euklidova_veta_trojuhelnik_nakres Calculate the sides of a right triangle if leg a = 6 cm and a section of the hypotenuse, which is located adjacent the second leg b is 5cm.
  20. Square pyramid
    pyramid_4 Calculate the volume of the pyramid with the side 5cm long and with a square base, side-base has angle of 60 degrees.

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