Algebra - math word problems

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  • The box
    cukriky The box contains five chocolate, three fruit, and two menthol candies. We choose sweets at random from the box. What is the probability that we will take out one chocolate, one fruit, and one menthol candy without a return?
  • Derivative problem
    derive The sum of two numbers is 12. Find these numbers if: a) The sum of their third powers is minimal. b) The product of one with the cube of the other is maximal. c) Both are positive and the product of one with the other power of the other is maximal.
  • How many 4
    numbers2_1 How many 4 digit numbers that are divisible by 10 can be formed from the numbers 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 0 such that no number repeats?
  • Four prisms
    hranol4b Question No. 1: The prism has the dimensions a = 2.5 cm, b = 100 mm, c = 12 cm. What is its volume? a) 3000 cm2 b) 300 cm2 c) 3000 cm3 d) 300 cm3 Question No.2: The base of the prism is a rhombus with a side length of 30 cm and a height of 27 cm. The heig
  • Roots and coefficient
    parabola In the equation 2x ^ 2 + bx-9 = 0 is one root x1 = -3/2. Determine the second root and the coefficient b.
  • Quarantine cupcakes
    cake Mr. Honse was baking quarantine cupcakes. Mrs. Carr made twice as many as Mr. Honse. Ms. Sanchez made 12 cupcakes more than Mr. Honse. If they put all their cupcakes together (which they can’t because. .. quarantine!) they would have 108 cupcakes. How may
  • One press
    covid19 One press will produce one truck of respirators in 3.5 days. The second in 10 days. How long does it take to fill a truck while working together?
  • Integer sides
    rt_triangle_1 A right triangle with an integer length of two sides has one leg √11 long. How much is its longest side?
  • 2 cyclists and car
    cyclist_1 One cyclist rides at a constant speed over a bridge. It is 100 meters long. When he is 40 meters behind him, he meets an oncoming cyclist who is riding at the same speed. The car travels along the bridge in the same direction as the first cyclist at a spe
  • Lottery - eurocents
    penize_1 Tereza bets in the lottery and finally wins. She went to the booth to have the prize paid out. An elderly gentleman standing next to him wants to buy a newspaper, but he is missing five cents. Tereza is in a generous mood after the win, so she gives the m
  • The funnel
    kuzel_rs The funnel has the shape of an equilateral cone. Calculate the content of the area wetted with water if you pour 3 liters of water into the funnel.
  • Equilateral cone
    kuzel_rs We pour so much water into a container that has the shape of an equilateral cone, the base of which has a radius r = 6 cm, that one-third of the volume of the cone is filled. How high will the water reach if we turn the cone upside down?
  • Powerplant chimney
    komin2 From the window of the building at a height of 7.5 m, the top of the factory chimney can be seen at an altitude angle of 76° 30 ′. The base of the chimney can be seen from the same place at a depth angle of 5° 50 ′. How tall is the chimney?
  • Coins
    mince_1 The money - coins are minted from the hardest bronze, which contains copper and tin in a ratio of 41: 9. How much copper and tin are in 2kg of bronze money?
  • Candles
    sviecka Before Christmas, Eva bought two cylindrical candles - red and green. Red was 1 cm longer than green. She lit a red candle on Christmas Day at 5:30 p. M. , lit a green candle at 7:00 p. M. , and left them both on fire until they burned. At 9:30 p. M. , bo
  • Intersections 3
    intersect_circles Find the intersections of the circles x2 + y2 + 6 x - 10 y + 9 = 0 and x2 + y2 + 18 x + 4 y + 21 = 0
  • Cylinder container
    valec2 The cylindrical container with a diameter of 1.8 m contains 2,000 liters of water. How high does the water reach?
  • Sailboat
    Plachetnice The 20 m long sailboat has an 8 m high mast in the middle of the deck. The top of the mast is fixed to the bow and stern with a steel cable. Determine how much cable is needed to secure the mast and what angle the cable will make with the ship's deck.
  • Chord of triangle
    triangle_1212 If the whole chord of the triangle is 14.4 cm long, how do you calculate the shorter and longer part?
  • Beer tapping
    beers When checking compliance with the beer tapping, it was found that 60% of the offered beers were underfilled. The others were fine. Thus, instead of 0.5 l, the volume was 4.4 dcl on average. What was the volume of one average underfilled beer?

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