# Derivation - math word problems

- Secret treasure

Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure. - Alien ship

The alien ship has the shape of a sphere with a radius of r = 3000m, and its crew needs the ship to carry the collected research material in a cuboid box with a square base. Determine the length of the base and (and height h) so that the box has the large - The position

The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t^{3}-2t^{2}-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero. - Curve and line

The equation of a curve C is y=2x² -8x+9 and the equation of a line L is x+ y=3 (1) Find the x co-ordinates of the points of intersection of L and C. (2) Show that one of these points is also the stationary point of C? - Cylindrical container

An open-topped cylindrical container has a volume of V = 3140 cm^{3}. Find the cylinder dimensions (radius of base r, height v) so that the least material is needed to form the container. - Ladder

4 m long ladder touches the cube 1mx1m at the wall. How high reach on the wall? - Minimum of sum

Find a positive number that the sum of the number and its inverted value was minimal. - Rectangle pool

Determine dimensions of open pool with a square bottom with a capacity 32 m^{3}to have painted/bricked walls with least amount of material. - Paper box

Hard rectangular paper has dimensions of 60 cm and 28 cm. The corners are cut off equal squares and the residue was bent to form an open box. How long must be side of the squares to be the largest volume of the box? - Carpet

The room is 10 x 5 meters. You have the role of carpet width of 1 meter. Make rectangular cut of roll that piece of carpet will be longest possible and it fit into the room. How long is a piece of carpet? Note .: carpet will not be parallel with the diag - Goat

Meadow is a circle with radius r = 19 m. How long must a rope to tie a goat to the pin on the perimeter of the meadow to allow goat eat half of meadow? - Sphere in cone

A sphere of radius 3 cm desribe cone with minimum volume. Determine cone dimensions. - Cone

Into rotating cone with dimensions r = 8 cm and h = 8 cm incribe cylinder with maximum volume so that the cylinder axis is perpendicular to the axis of the cone. Determine the dimensions of the cylinder. - Sphere and cone

Within the sphere of radius G = 33 cm inscribe cone with largest volume. What is that volume and what are the dimensions of the cone? - Derivation

Exists a function whose derivation is the same function? - Fall

The body was thrown vertically upward at speed v_{0}= 79 m/s. Body height versus time describe equation ?. What is the maximum height body reach? - Statue

On the pedestal high 4 m is statue 2.7 m high. At what distance from the statue must observer stand to see it in maximum viewing angle? Distance from the eye of the observer from the ground is 1.7 m.

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