Basic functions - math word problems

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  • Warehouses
    sklad To four warehouses is going cement in 25 kg bags. To first one third, to second quarter of the total. The third store got two thirds of the rest, and the last 310 tons came to fourth. How many cement is in all warehouses and how much got every one?
  • Coordinate
    exp_ln Determine missing coordinate of the point M [x, 120] of the graph of the function f bv rule: y = 5x
  • Brick
    balance_scale Isosceles scale has on one side all brick and second weight 1 kg and 1/4 of brick. The balance is in equilibrium. What is the weight of a brick?
  • Aircraft
    samair Flight length 3457 km took 5 hours. The airport passengers had to arrive hours in advance, 2 hours. Departure was delayed for 6.4 hours. The destination airport formalities took 0.4 hours. Calculate the average speed of passenger travel from arrival to le
  • Chalet
    turancar_autobus The children were on a school trip to the mountain . One third of the journey went by the train and continue by bus. When you get off the bus, they remained a third of the distance they traveled by bus. What part of journey children went by the bus (wrote
  • Cylinder surface, volume
    cyl The area of the cylinder surface and the cylinder jacket are in the ratio 3: 5. The height of the cylinder is 5 cm shorter than the radius of the base. Calculate surface area and volume of the cylinder.
  • Otto and Joachim
    monkey_1 Otto and Joachim go through the woods. After some time Otto tire and make 15 minutes stop. Joachim meanwhile continues at 5 km/h. Otto when he set off again, first running speed of 7 km/h, but it keep only 30 sec and 1 minute must continue at 3 km/h. This
  • Pipeline
    pipeline How much percent has changed (reduced) area of pipe cross-section, if circular shape changed to square with same perimeter?
  • Similarity
    rectangles_1 Rectangle ABCD has dimensions of 7 cm and 6 cm. Rectangle PQRS has dimensions 14 cm and 12 cm. Determine coefficient of the similarity k of the rectangles, if they aren't similar enter zero as the coefficient of similarity.
  • DIY press
    typewriter Under socialism regime was in some socialist countries to own a typewriter requires special permission. That has hindered the spread of DIY literature (manually transcribed through carbon copy paper for typewriters). Calculate how many typewriters today c
  • Balls
    farebne-gulky The boys changed stamps, beads and balls. For 9 balls is 3 stamps, 2 balls is 44 stamps. How many beads is for 1 ball?
  • Coke
    uhlie From one ton of coal is produced 772 kg of coke for iron production. How many wagons of coal by 13 tonnes per day is needed for the blast furnace, which has a daily consumption of 1020 tons of coke?
  • Gear
    ozubene_kolesa Two gears, fit into each other, has transfer 2:3. Centres of gears are spaced 82 cm. What are the radii of the gears?
  • Mailbox
    post Mailbox is opening at regular intervals 3 times a day. The first time is opened at 8:00 and the last at 19:00. Calculate hours when mailbox is opened during day.
  • Speedometer
    lotus The speedometer of a car reads 66 km/h. It's accurate to within 4.1% What is the maximum possible error?
  • Cross-sections of a cone
    kuzel_rezy Cone with base radius 16 cm and height 11 cm divide by parallel planes to base into three bodies. The planes divide the height of the cone into three equal parts. Determine the volume ratio of the maximum and minimum of the resulting body.
  • Tractors
    tractor 6 tractors started plowing the field that them together take 12 days. Agronomist hesitates to A) after 2 days to withdraw 2 tractors, or B) after 3 days to withdraw 3 tractors. Help him which of these two cases will be plowing done sooner.
  • Daily average
    weather_forecast Calculate the average temperature during the day, when 15 hours was 20 °C and 9 hours was 13 °C.
  • Education for free
    skola The Slovakia circulates a lot of myths, particularly ideas about what must be free. For example - education should be free - children of poor parents should know at least read and write. Calculate how much a student would have to pay per hour of teaching,
  • Decibel
    db A circuit has an input power of 58 mW. Its output power is 6 mW. What is the loss in decibels?

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