Examples for 8th grade - page 101

  1. Average age
    candles_1 The company of five people has an average age of 46 years. The average age of the first four is 43 years. How many years has the fifth member of this company?
  2. Sale discount
    penize_49 The product was discounted so that eight products at a new price cost just as five products at an old price. How many percents is the new price lower than the old price?
  3. Sugar production
    cukrrka_1 From 1 ton of beet, 150 kg of sugar is produced. To clean 1 ton of sugar 450 kg of lime is consumed. Calculate how many kgs of lime is consumed when processing 1 ton of sugar beet?
  4. Cuboid
    kvader11 The sum of the lengths of the three edges of the cuboid that originate from one vertex is 210 cm. Edge length ratio is 7: 5: 3. Calculate the length of the edges.
  5. Sale
    usd A camera has a listed price of $751.98 before tax. If the sales tax rate is 9.25%, find the total cost of the camera with sales tax included.
  6. Pendulum
    kyvadlo Calculate the length of the pendulum that is 2 cm lower in the lowest position than in the highest position. The length of the circular arc to be described when moving is 20cm.
  7. Our house
    malovka_6 Our house would paint four painters in 14 days. How long could it paint five painters? How long will it take if two other painters will come to help after 5 days?
  8. Birthday
    spice Mother bought 21 desserts on the occasion of Mirka's birthday one tips was 9 CZK and the kremlin cost 12 CZK. For all desserts, she paid 213 CZK. How many kremlins and how many tips mums did buy?
  9. Butter
    factory_butter At the Orville redenbocher popcorn factory there is a tank of artificial butter substitute which is 55 feet tall and 18 feet in diameter. How many gallons of artificial butter substitute can the tank contain?
  10. Electric input power
    resistor_7 Solve problems related to electric power: a) U = 120 V, I = 0.5 A, P =? b) P = 200 W, U = 230 V, I =? c) I = 5 A, P = 2200W, U =?
  11. Exponential equation
    exp_8 Determine the value of having y in the expression (3^y): (4^-1)=36.Y is a natural number greater than zero.
  12. Bicycle gear
    bicycle_gears The pedal bicycle wheel has 56 teeth and a rear 20 gear tooth. How many times does the bicycle wheel turn when you make 20 turns of the pedal wheel?
  13. Harvesters
    kombajn_10 The first harvester will harvest the grain from the field in 20 hours, the second, the more powerful in 10 hours. How long will take harvest this field by both harvesters, if the second harvester has to be set up first and this takes 2 hours? The first har
  14. Quadrangular pyramid
    pyramid_4s_1 The regular quadrangular pyramid has a base length of 6 cm and a side edge length of 9 centimeters. Calculate its volume and surface area.
  15. Prism 4 sides
    hranol4sreg The prism has a square base with a side length of 3 cm. The diagonal of the sidewall of the prism/BG/is 5 cm. Calculate the surface of this prism in cm square and the volume in liters
  16. Body diagonal - cube
    cube_shield Calculate the surface and cube volume with body diagonal 15 cm long.
  17. Fractions
    zlomky_13 Three-quarters of an unknown number are 4/5. What is 5/6 of this unknown number?
  18. Four numbers
    equilateral_triangle_5 The first number is 50% second, the second number is 40% third, the third number is 20% of the fourth. The sum is 396. What are the numbers?
  19. Regular prism
    hranol4sreg_9 The regular four-sided prism has a base of 25 cm2 and a surface of 210 cm2. Find its volume.
  20. Cross road
    cyclist_34 From the junction of two streets that are perpendicular to each other, two cyclists (each on another street) walked out. One ran 18 km/h and the second 24 km/h. How are they away from a) 6 minutes, b) 15 minutes?

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