Area + comparing - practice problems
Number of problems found: 29
- Lunes of Hippocrates
Calculate the sum of the contents of the so-called Hippocratic lunas, which were cut above the legs of a right triangle (a = 6cm, b = 8cm). Instructions: first calculate the area of the semicircles above all sides of the ABC triangle. Compare the sum of t
- Base and longest side
The base of a right angled triangle is 10 centimetres and the longest side is 26 centimetres. What is the area of the triangle?
- A rectangular 5
A rectangular picture frame is made of wooden strips that are ¾ inch wide. The outside edge of the frame is 8 ¼ inches long and 6 ¾ inches wide. Can a rectangular picture that is 7 inches long and 5 ½ inches wide fit inside the frame? CLEARLY EXPLAIN your
- Suppose 4
Suppose that 14% of all steel shafts produced by a certain process are nonconforming but can be reworked (rather than having to be scrapped). Consider a random sample of 200 shafts, and let X denote the number among these that are nonconforming and can be
Torque and Mari each multiplied 1/8 inch times 5/8 inch. Tartaric 5/8 squares point inches. And Marie got 5/64 squared thought inches tall. Which student found a corrupt area?
Ameeka is in charge of designing a school pennant for spirit week. She wants the base to be 3 1/2 feet and the height to be 6 1/2 feet. She has 20 square feet of paper available. Does she have enough paper?
- Pumpkin pie
Have some pumpkin pie. One half of the pie is cut into 4 equal slices, the other half is cut into 3 equal slices. After eating one of the larger slices (on the 3 piece side), I wonder if I will eat more if I have one more from the 3 side, or two from the
- Performance comparing
A standardized test was administered to thousands of students with a mean score of 85 and a standard deviation of 8. A random sample of 50 students were given the same test and showed an average score of 83.20. Is there evidence to show that this group ha
- A butter
A butter cube with an edge 6.5 cm long is packed in a package with dimensions a = 28 cm, b = 15 cm. Calculate how many cm² the package is larger than the surface of the cube.
- The surface
The surface of a truncated rotating cone with side s = 13 cm is S = 510π cm². Find the radii of the bases when their difference in lengths is 10cm.
- A mountain climber
A mountain climber plans to buy some rope to use as lifeline. Which of the following would be the better choice? Explain your choice. Rope A: Mean breaking strength:500lb; standard deviation of 100lb Rope B: Mean breaking strength: 500lb; standard deviati
- Tallest people a
As a group, the Dutch are amongst the tallest people in the world. The average Dutchman is 184 cm tall. If a normal distribution is appropriate, and the standard deviation for Dutchmen is about 8 cm, what is the percentage of Dutchmen who will be over 2 m
- Milk cartons
How much paper do we need for 12 tetra packs with dimensions 6 cm, 11 cm, and 20 cm? Will 1 liter of milk fit in the box?
Eight small Christmas balls with a radius of 1 cm have the same volume as one large Christmas ball. What has a bigger surface: eight small balls, or one big ball?
- The corridor
The corridor is 12 m long and 3.6 m wide. It must be paved with rectangular tiles measuring 15 cm and 30 cm. Are 1000 pieces of tiles enough to pave the corridor?
We describe a circle of the square, and we describe a semicircle above each side of the square. This created 4 flakes. Which is bigger: the area of the central square, or the area of four flakes?
3750 cm square of wallpaper is needed to glue a cube-shaped box. Can Dad cut out the whole necessary piece of wallpaper as a whole if he has a roll of wallpaper 50 cm wide?
- The cylindrical container
The cylindrical container has a base area of 300 cm³ and a height of 10 cm. It is 90% filled with water. We gradually insert metal balls into the water, each with a volume of 20 cm³. After inserting how many balls for the first time does water flow over t
- Two 2D shapes
Decide which shapes have more area: (a) a square of 8cm side; or (b) two rectangles with sides 5cm and 15cm? Write result as 1 or 2 (rectangles)
- Foot area
Which animal will leave deeper footstep: an elephant weighing 5 tons with a total foot area of 0.5 square meters, or a gazelle weighing 10 kg and a foot area of 50 cm square?
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