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  • Parquet floor
    Parkett Three workers laid parquet floor for 2.301 hour. The first one would do this work alone 7 hours, the second in 6 hours. For how many hours would fulfill this work the third worker, if he worked alone?
  • Pedestrian
    pedestrian Pedestrian came started at 8h in the morning with speed 4.4 km/h. At half-past eleven cyclist started at 26 km/h same way. How many minutes take cyclist to catch up pedestrian?
  • Painters
    painter First painter painted fence himself for 4 hours, the second painter 1.2 hours sooner than first, and the third painters slowest up to 16 hours. How long took them paint fence if worked together?
  • Square
    squares_4 If we increase one side of square by its one-half then square perimeter increase by 10 cm. What is the side of the square?
  • Parabola
    parabola_1 Find the equation of a parabola that contains the points at A[6; -5], B[14; 9], C[23; 6]. (use y = ax2+bx+c)
  • Coffee
    coffee Coffee from the machine in the cup cost 28 cents. Coffee is 20 cents more expensive than the cup. How much is the cup?
  • Drive
    school-bus At the bus stop 8 people take out and 10 people take into bus. Next stop 6 take out and 5 take in. On the third stop 6 take out and 3 take in. The bus traveled further with 39 people. How many passengers were originally at the bus?
  • Linear independence
    colinear_vectors Determine if vectors u=(-4; -5) and v=(20; 25) are linear Linear dependent.
  • Column
    pole_phone Perpendicular pole high 8 m tall broke and its toe fell 2.7 m from the bottom of the pole. At what height above the ground pole broke?
  • Train and car
    car_vs_train The train and the car started at a constant speed to journey. When the train travels 87 km, the car travels 97 km. How many km travels the train when the car travels 87 km?
  • Walkers
    chodci From points A and B simultaneously started against each other two walkers. After meeting both continue to B. Second walker came to B 2 hours before the first walker. It's speed is 2.7 times of speed of the first pedestrian. How many hours went pedestrians
  • Eggs
    eggs_1 Mother bought from neighbors 39 domestic eggs. Her neighbor got back €4.54 from €10. How many euros get back from 20 banknote if she buy 94 eggs from a neighbor?
  • Tubes
    pipes_1 Iron tubes in the warehouse are stored in layers so that each tube top layer fit into the gaps of the lower layer. How many layers are needed to deposit 100 tubes if top layer has 9 tubes? How many tubes are in bottom layer of tubes?
  • Cyclists
    cyclist_3 Cyclist who rides at an average speed 16 km/h travels trip distance 10 min before the cyclist who rides at an average speed 11 km/h. What is the length of this cyclist trip(distance in km)?
  • Louvers
    zaluzie The company charges for office equipment louvers total 262 Eur. From the delivery bill is obvious that the louvers are 76 Eur expensive than their installation. What percentage of the total charged is the installation of louvers?
  • Geodesist
    XY Triangle shaped field (triangle ABC) has side AB = 129 m. path XY is parallel to the side AB which divided triangle ABC into two parts with same area. What will be the length of the path XY? Help please geodesist ...
  • Mom and daughter
    mother_and_daughter Mom is 30 years older than the daughter. What is the age difference between them in 35 years?
  • Trains
    locomotive Daily passes the same track section 8 pairs of trains with average 2400 passagers. How many people average travel in one train?
  • Leg and height
    right_triangles Solve right triangle with height v = 9.6 m and shorter cathetus b = 17.3 m.
  • Moving
    movie Vojta left the house at three o'clockat 4 km/h. After half hour later went from the same place Filip by bicycle at speed 18 km/h. How long take Tilip to catch up Vojta and how far from the house?

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