Expression of a variable from the formula - math word problems

Number of examples found: 808

  • Cruise liner
    parnik_1 Cruise liner runs along the river between points A and B. The journey downstream takes 40 minutes 1 hour upriver. The flow rate of the river is 3 km/h. What is the speed of cruise liner?
  • Ethnicity
    indian Share of ethnicity XY is 26%, which is 1/9 more than in the prewar period. What was the share of that ethnicity in the pre-war period?
  • Perimeter of base
    valec_16 The circumference of the base of the rotating cylinder is same as its height. What is the diameter and height of this cylinder with volume 1 liter?
  • Rectangles
    rectangle_15 The perimeter of a rectangle is 90 m. Divide it into three rectangles, the shorter side has all three rectangles the same, their longer sides are three consecutive natural numbers. What is the dimensions of each rectangle?
  • The tourist
    cyclist_28 The tourist came started from the hostel at an average speed of 5km/h. Half an hour later, the bicyclist started along the same route at a speed of 20km/h. How many minutes will a cyclist catch up and how many kilometers will he go?
  • A rhombus
    rhombus-diagonals2 A rhombus has sides of length 10 cm, and the angle between two adjacent sides is 76 degrees. Find the length of the longer diagonal of the rhombus.
  • Positional energy
    energy What velocity in km/h must a body weighing 60 kg have for its kinetic energy to be the same as its positional energy at the height 50 m?
  • Motorcyclist
    motorbike_3 From Trutnov, the motorcyclist started at an average speed of 60km/hour. At 12.30hrs the passenger car was started at a speed of 80km/hour. How many hours and at what distance from Trutnov will car catch a motorcycle?
  • Four circles
    circles_2 1) Calculate the circle radius if its area is 400 cm square 2) Calculate the radius of the circle whose circumference is 400 cm. 3) Calculate circle circumference if its area is 400 cm square 4) Calculate the circle's area if perimeter 400 cm.
  • Diagonals of a rhombus
    rhombus-diagonals_1 One of the diagonals of a rhombus is twice as the other. If the sum of the lengths of the diagonals is 24, find the area of the rhombus.
  • Sale off
    percents2_1 Product cost 95 euros before sale off. After sale off cost 74 euros and 10 cents. About what percentage of produt became cheaper?
  • Tereza
    cube The cube has area of base 256 mm2. Calculate the edge length, volume and area of its surface.
  • Right triangle - ratio
    rt_triangle The lengths of the legs of the right triangle ABC are in ratio b = 2: 3. The hypotenuse is 10 cm long. Calculate the lengths of the legs of that triangle.
  • Guppies
    guppies Audrey has some guppies in a fish tank. The ration of the oranges guppies to silver guppies is 3:5. She has 12y oranges guppies. Write the number of silver guppies she has in terms of y
  • Block or cuboid
    cuboid The wall diagonals of the block have sizes of √29cm, √34cm, √13cm. Calculate the surface and volume of the block.
  • Two resistors
    two_resistors Two resistors when they give 25 ohms in series and 4 ohms in parallel what the values of
  • 30-gon
    30gon At a regular 30-gon the radius of the inscribed circle is 15cm. Find the "a" side size, circle radius "R", circumference, and content area.
  • Diagonals
    koso_uhlopricky Given a rhombus ABCD with a diagonalsl length of 8 cm and 12 cm. Calculate the side length and content of the rhombus.
  • Cuboid - edges
    kvader_abc The cuboid has dimensions in ratio 4: 3: 5, the shortest edge is 12 cm long. Find: (A) the lengths of the remaining edges, (B) the surface of the cuboid, (C) the volume of the cuboid
  • Arc-sector
    vzorec arc length = 17 cm area of sector = 55 cm2 arc angle = ? the radius of the sector = ?

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