Basic functions - math word problems

  1. UV radiation
    uv_rays The glass of 1 mm thickness absorb 4% of UV radiation passing through. How many percent of UV rays absorb glass with a thickness 1.1 cm, made from 1 mm thick those glasses?
  2. Electrics - conductor
    wire_2 The wire is 106 meters long at 0 °C and at every temperature increase of 1 °C the length increases by 0.15 mm per 1 m length of wire. Determine a function which represents the overall length of the wire as a function of temperature. What is the length of
  3. Enterprise
    podniky_socik The value of annual production enterprise is 7.1 million USD. The average annual growth rate is 1.5%. What will be value of production at the end of the fifth year?
  4. Map 3
    map Map scale is M = 1: 25000 . Two cottages which are shown on the map are actually 15 km away. What is its distance on the map?
  5. Workman - shift
    favorit_skoda The worker produces 300 components per shift. How many components would be produced in 18 shift, if his performance gradually increased every shift by 3 components?
  6. Snowman 2
    snowman_1 On the medal, which has the shape of a circle with a diameter 18 cm is sketched snowman so that the following requirements are met: 1. snowman is composed of three circles, 2. space over snowman is the same as under it, 3. diameters of all circles expres
  7. Bank
    money_3 Paul put 10000 in the bank for 6 years. Calculate how much you will have in the bank if he not pick earned interest or change deposit conditions. The annual interest rate is 3.5%, and the tax on interest is 10%.
  8. Aircraft
    aircraft_soviet The aircraft has in a fuel tank 68 hl of aviation fuel and flight consumes 3.6 liters of fuel. Identify the function, which expresses the dependence of the volume of fuel in tank on the track distance plane flew by. How many hectolites of fuel is still i
  9. Elevator
    vytah-sachta In homes with more floor elevators are used. For passenger transport, the most commonly used traction elevator counterweight. The top of the shaft engine room with the engine. The car is suspended on a rope, which is guided up over two pulleys to the coun
  10. Cupcakes
    cakes In a bowl was some cupcakes. Janka ate one third and Danka ate one quarter of cupcakes. a) How many of cookies ate together? b) How many cookies remain in a bowl? Write the results as a decimal number and in notepad also as a fraction.
  11. Map 2
    world_map_atlas At what scale is made map if the distance 8.2 km corresponds on the map segment 5 cm long?
  12. Sequence
    mandlebrot Find the common ratio of the sequence -3, -1.5, -0.75, -0.375, -0.1875. Ratio write as decimal number rounded to tenth.
  13. Liquid soap
    soap_liquid Three-member family enough liter of liquid soap for 20 days. After how many days the amount consumed when at the holidays come to us two cousins.
  14. Loan
    money_2 If you take a bank loan $ 10000 and we want to repay after the year, we have to pay the total amount $ 10320/ What is the annual interest rate on this loan?
  15. Sparrow ball
    vrabce On the sparrows ball were males and females. There were 170 sparrows. Males was 20 more than females. How many sparrow female was at a ball?
  16. 7th grade pupils
    rings_olympic Pupils doing research which a winter sport do their classmates most popular. They found that 2/5 of classmates would most like to play hockey, skate prefer 2/9 pupils, 3/10 students prefer skiing and 1/15 classmates don't like any winter sport. What pr
  17. Snowman
    snehuliak_1 In a circle with a diameter 50 cm are drawn 3 circles /as a snowman/ where: its diameters are integers, each larger circle diameter is 3 cm larger than the diameter of the previous circle. Determine snowman height if we wish highest snowman.
  18. Quadrilateral
    diamond_2 In the square ABCD point P is in the middle of the DC side and point Q in the middle pages AD. If the area of quadrilateral BQPC is 49 cm2, what is the area of ABCD?
  19. Hot air balloon
    balon Hot air balloon ascends 25 meters up for a minute after launch. Every minute ascends 75 percent of the height which climbed in the previous minute. a) how many meters ascends six minutes after takeoff? b) what is the overall height 10 minutes after launc
  20. Football league
    football_1 In the 2nd football league plays each of the 16 participants with each opponent twice. For every victory gets 3 points, 1 point for a draw, a defeat none. After the competition was team with 54 points and 12 defeats at 9th place. How many times have won?

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