Examples for 8th grade - page 18

  1. Wiring
    install_pipes Conduit has a cross section 482 mm. Maybe put it into 6 conductors with a cross section S2 $mm2?
  2. Nine-gon
    9gon_1 Calculate the perimeter of a regular nonagon (9-gon) inscribed in a circle with a radius 13 cm.
  3. Mystery of stereometrie
    Tetrahedron Two regular tetrahedrons have surfaces 88 cm2 and 198 cm2. In what ratio is their volumes? Write as a fraction and as a decimal rounded to 4 decimal places.
  4. Pumps
    water_pump Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
  5. Lock
    combination-lock Combination lock will open when the right choice of 5 numbers (from 1 to 12 inclusive) is selected. A. How many different lock combinations are possible? B. Is he combination lock named appropriately?
  6. Compass
    wind_rose What angle are between directions WSW (WestSouthWest) and SSE (SouthSouthEast) on the compass?
  7. 3y inflation
    bread Price of the roll rise in the first year by 9%, the second year fell by 5% and in the third year increased by 3%. Calculate the average annual increase in price of the roll.
  8. Pit
    truncated_pyramid Pit has shape of a truncated pyramid with rectangular bases and is 0.8 m deep. The length and width of the pit is the top 3 × 1.5 m bottom 1 m × 0.5 m. To paint one square meter of pit we use 0.6 l of green colour. How many liters of paint is needed when w
  9. Cuboid
    kvadr Find the cuboid that has the same surface area as the volume.
  10. Height difference
    road What height difference overcome if we pass road 1 km long with a pitch21 per mille?
  11. AVG of INT
    seq_moon What is the average of the integers from 9 throuht 52 inclusive?
  12. Road
    route-66 Average climb of the road is given by ratio 1:15. By what angle road average climb?
  13. Pizza master
    pizza_3 Master says that he can splits pizza to 16 parts by five equals straight cuts. Is it possible?
  14. Lid
    drywell What is the weight of concrete cover (lid) to round shape well with a diameter 1.8 m, if the thickness of the cover is 11 cm? 1 m3 of concrete weighs 2190 kg.
  15. Elevation
    horizon_diagram What must be the elevation of an observer in order that he may be able to see an object on the earth 536 km away? Assume the earth to be a smooth sphere with radius 6378.1 km.
  16. Lines
    bus Five bus lines runs at intervals 3, 6, 9, 12, 15 minutes. In the morning, suddenly start at 4:00. After how many minutes the bus lines meet again?
  17. Dices
    dices_2 We will throw two dice. What is the probability that the ratio between numbers on first and second dice will be 1:2?
  18. Fertilizer
    okurky Mr. Gherkin use for fertilization 8% solution of fertilizer. 4 liters of it still left. How much water must be added to the solution to make only 4% solution?
  19. Circle in rhombus
    circle_rhombus In the rhombus is inscribed circle. Contact points of touch divide the sides to parts of length 19 cm and 6 cm. Calculate the circle area.
  20. Sea
    ship How far can you see from the ship's mast, whose peak is at 14 meters above sea level? (Earth's radius is 6370 km).

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