# Geometric average - math word problems

- Heptagonal pyramid

A hardwood for a column is in the form of a frustum of a regular heptagonal pyramid. The lower base edge is 18 cm and the upper base of 14 cm. The altitude is 30 cm. Determine the weight in kg if the density of the wood is 10 grams/cm^{3}. - Before yesterday

He merchant adds a sale sign in his shop window to the showed pair of shoes in the morning: "Today by p% cheaper than yesterday. " After a while, however, he decided that the sign saying: "Today 62.5% cheaper than the day before yesterday". Determine the - Frustum of a cone

A reservoir contains 28.54 m^{3}of water when completely full. The diameter of the upper base is 3.5 m while at the lower base is 2.5 m. Determine the height if the reservoir is in the form of a frustum of a right circular cone. - Profit growth

The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods? - Two cyclists 2

At the same time, two cyclists left the towns A and B at constant speeds. The first one going from town A to town B, and the second one from town B to town A. At one point of the trip they met. After they met, the first cyclist arrived at town B in 36min, - Coordinates of midpoint

If the midpoint of the segment is (6,3) and the other end is (8,4) what are the coordinate of the other end? - Precious metals

In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3 - Conical area

A right angled triangle has sides a=12 and b=19 in right angle. The hypotenuse is c. If the triangle rotates on the c side as axis, find the volume and surface area of conical area created by this rotation. - Rectangle vs square

One side of the rectangle is 1 cm shorter than the side of the square, the second side is 3 cm longer than the side of the square. Square and rectangle have the same content. Calculate the length of the sides of a square and a rectangle. - Annual income

The annual incomes (in thousands of $) of fifteen families is: 60, 80, 90, 96, 120, 150, 200, 360, 480, 520, 1060, 1200, 1450, 2500, 7200 Calculate harmonic and geometric mean. - Pillar

Calculate volume of pillar shape of a regular tetrahedral truncated pyramid, if his square have sides a = 19, b = 27 and height is h = 48. - Area of RT

Calculate the area of a right triangle that hypotenuse has length 14, and one hypotenuse segment has length 5. - Area of RT

In the right triangle has orthogonal projections of legs to the hypotenuse lengths 7 cm and 12 cm. Determine the area of this triangle. - 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. - Transforming cuboid

Cuboid with dimensions 6 cm, 10, and 11 cm is converted into a cube with the same volume. What is its edge length? - Geometric mean

Calculate the geometric mean of numbers a=15.2 and b=25.6. Determine the mean by construction where a and b are the length of the lines. - 3y inflation

Price of the roll rise in the first year by 9%, the second year fell by 5% and in the third year increased by 3%. Calculate the average annual increase in price of the roll. - Inflation

Once upon a time, tsar owned a money printer and printed and printed. The result of printing money prices went up,in the first year 3.9 %, in the second 6%, in the third 4.7% and in the fourth 5.5%. Then tsar was failed in election. Calculate the ave

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