Basic functions - math word problems

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  • The scale
    map The distance of 15 cm on the map corresponds to a distance of 27 km in reality. What is the scale of the map?
  • Church roof 2
    skleneny-kuzel The roof has the shape of a rotating cone shell with a base diameter of 6 m and a height of 2.5 m. How many monez (CZK) will cost the roof cover sheet if 1 m2 of metal sheet costs 152 CZK and if you need 15% extra for joints, overlays and waste?
  • Tank
    nadrz To cuboid tank whose bottom has dimensions of 9 m and 15 m were flow 1080 hectoliters of water. This was filled 40% of the tank volume. Calculate the depth of the tank.
  • Cylinder
    cyl The cylinder-shaped container has 80 liters of water. The water reaches 45 cm height. How many water liters will be in a container if the water level extends to a height of 72 cm? Write the result in liters, write down only as a whole or decimal number.
  • Cylinder
    cylinder In a 1-meter diameter cylinder is 1413 liters of water, which is 60% of the cylinder. Calculate the cylinder height in meters, do not write the units. The resulting value round and write as an integer.
  • Siblings
    tri-sourozenci Three siblings had saved up a total of 1,274 CZK. Peter had saved up to 15% more than Jirka and Hanka 10% less than Peter. How much money did they save each one of them?
  • Painting
    malovka The room is long 50 meters and wide 60dm and 300 cm high. Calculate how much it will cost painting if area of windows and doors is 15% of the total area. One square meter cost 50cents.
  • Plot
    parcela The plot on which Mr. Kalous is to build a house has the shape of a rectangle. On a 1: 500 scale, its dimensions are 7cm and 5.5cm. Find out the dimensions of the plot. Calculate the parcel size.
  • Concentration
    hcl How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%?
  • Hydrochloric acid
    hcl Determine the concentration of which must have a solution of hydrochloric acid that mixing 10 l of the solution with 8 liters of 26% solution to get the solution with a concentration of 50%?
  • Acid solution
    h2so4 By adding 250 grams of a 96% solution of sulfuric acid to its 3% solution its initial concentration was changed to 25%. How many grams of 3% of the acid were used for dilution?
  • Distilled water
    water2 Sea water contains 5% salt. How many distilled water should be pour to 40 kg of sea water so that the salt content is 2%. How many kilograms of 2% of sea water we get?
  • Alcohol
    metaxa How many cubic centimeters of 96% alcohol is needed to obtain 0.75 liters of 40% alcohol?
  • Solution
    chemia What amount of 80% solution and what amount of water is needed to mix in order to obtain two liters of 60% solution of this mixture?
  • Tiles path
    tiles A rectangular park measures 24mX18m. A path 2.4m wide is constructed all around it. Find the cost of paving the path with cement tiles of size 60cm X 40cm at the rate of $5.60 per tile ?
  • Class 9A
    boy On the final certificate have one quarter of the class 9A mark "C" of mathematics, seventh mark "C" from the Czech language and two students failed in chemistry. How many students attend class 9A?
  • Shadow and light
    stin Nine meters height poplar tree has a shadow 16.2 meters long. How long shadow have at the same time Joe if he is 1,4m tall?
  • Salary in enterprise
    1000czk The average salary in the company is 27 000 CZK, 30% of workers have the lowest average income of 19 thousand CZK. There were an increase in the salary in this group by 2%. How much % increased the average salary across the company?
  • Water reservoir
    nadrz The water reservoir is filled with one pump for 4 days by the second one for 9 days. Outlet can drain tank in 12 days. How long take fill the reservoir if both pumps are running and not closed outlet channel.
  • Segment in a triangle
    priecka In a triangle ABC with the side/AB/ = 24 cm is constructed middle segment/DE/ = 18 cm parallel to the side AB at a distance 1 cm from AB. Calculate the height of the triangle ABC to side AB.

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