Examples for 5th grade (the fifth graders)

Number of problems found: 499

  • A rectangular
    garden_19 A rectangular garden 40 m long and 30 m wide is to be fenced with fence posts at each corner. All the other posts will be 5 meters a part. How many posts will be needed to fence in the garden.
  • Rectangle
    rectangle_4 The length of one side of the rectangle is three times the length of the second side. What are the dimensions of the rectangle if its circumference 96 cm?
  • Paper collecting
    sber At the paper collecting contest gathered Franta 2/9 ton, Karel 1/4 ton, and Patrick 19/36 tons of paper. Who has gathered the most and the least?
  • Sparrow ball
    vrabce On the sparrows ball were males and females. There were 170 sparrows. Males was 20 more than females. How many sparrow female was at a ball?
  • Car amortization
    carisma.JPG Assume that the car has a life 13 years and new cost 24000 euros. Calculate how much a month is amortized cost of the car over its lifetime. Amortization is the gradual reduction of assets (cars, buildings), mainly due using or aging.
  • Students
    reportcard The class has 22 students. 2 of which has assesement of 2. Count of assesement of 1 is three times more than count of students with assesement of 3. How many students has assesement of 1 and how many students has assesement of 1.
  • Triangle
    triangles Prove whether you can construct a triangle ABC, if a=9 cm, b=6 cm, c=10 cm.
  • The fruit basket
    jablka The fruit basket is five times heavier than the empty basket. Filled is 20kg heavier than empty. Determine the weight of the fruit in the basket.
  • Milk
    milk_1 Mum bought 16 cartons of milk. One carton of milk weight 0.925 kg. How many weight all purchase?
  • Voting
    vote_2 400 employees cast their votes in a board member election that has only 2 candidates. 120 people vote for candidate A, while half of the remaining voters abstain. How many votes does candidate B receive?
  • Square plate
    mriezka From a square metal plate with a side long 6dm were cut two identical rectangular openings with dimensions of 2.5 dm and 2 dm. Calculate the remainder of the square plate.
  • Hello adding
    adding_1 Fill letters instead of digits so the indicated sum (equal letters represent equal digits). What number is hidden under the letter J? A A H A H O A H O J -------------------------- 4 3 2 1
  • Pump
    kapka From the pump in the yard dripping water. Every drop is 1 ml. How many drops will be necessary before filling a bucket with a volume of 10 l? Calculate how long it will fulfill the bucket when drops fall each second.
  • The door
    dvere The door to the apartment has a height 2 m and a width 80 cm. Calculate how many cm of sealing tape is needed to seal them. Will there be enough packaging in which there are 5 m tape (write 0 = no, 1 = yes)?
  • Pupils
    school_2 Two classes to collect money. Boys are four sevenths pupils. In time did not pay a quarter of the boys and a sixth of girls, which together mean 12 sinners. How many pupils attend this two classes ?
  • Cakes
    cookies_1 On the bowl were a few cakes. Jane ate one-third of them, and Dana ate a quarter of those cakes that remained. a) What part (of the original number of cakes) Dana ate? b) At least how many cakes could be (initially) on the bowl?
  • Locomotive
    freight_train Whole loaded train weighs 760 tons. It has twenty wagons, each carrying 20 tons of grain and empty weighs 10 tons. How much weight a locomotive?
  • Thermometer
    teplomer_2 The thermometer showed -12 degrees Celsius in the morning then the temperature rises by 4 degrees and later again increased by 2 degrees at the evening has fallen by 5 degrees and then falls 3 degrees. What end temperature does the thermometer show?
  • Cinema
    hladisko How many rows of seats are in the stands, if you know that the first row has 24 seats and the last 50 seats and each subsequent row has two seats more than row before? How many seats are in the stands?
  • Net of a cube
    cube_shield This net can be folded to form a cube with a side length of 20 units. What is the surface area of the cube in square units?

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