# Geometry - math word problems

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- Quadrilateral pyramid

In a regular quadrilateral pyramid, the height is 6.5 cm and the angle between the base and the side wall is 42°. Calculate the surface area and volume of the body. Round calculations to 1 decimal place. - Costume

Denisa is preparing for a goldsmith's costume carnival. During the preparations, she thought she would let her hair wipe instead - she would apply a 5 μm thick layer of gold to each hair. How much gold would Denisa need? Assume that all hundred thousand D - Tanks

The fire tank has a cuboid shape with a rectangular floor measuring 13.7 m × 9.8 m. Water depth is 2.4 m. Water was pumped from the tank into barrels with a capacity of 2.7 hl. How many barrels were used if the water level in the tank fallen 5 cm? W - Cardboard box

We want to make a cardboard box shaped quadrangular prism with rhombic base. Rhombus has a side of 5 cm and 8 cm one diagonal long. The height of the box to be 12 cm. The box will be open at the top. How many square centimeters cardboard we need, if we ca - Water channel

The cross section of the water channel is a trapezoid. The width of the bottom is 19.7 m, the water surface width is 28.5 m, the side walls have a slope of 67°30' and 61°15'. Calculate how much water flows through the channel in 5 minutes if the water flo - Cuboid 5

Calculate the mass of the cuboid with dimensions of 12 cm; 0.8 dm and 100 mm made from spruce wood (density = 550 kg/m^{3}). - Pool tiles

The pool is 25m long, 10m wide and 160cm deep. How many m^{2}of tiles will be needed on the walls and the pool? How many pieces of tile are needed when 1 tile has a square shape with a 20cm side? How much does it cost when 1m2 of tiles costs 258 Kc? - A cylinder

A cylinder 108 cm high has a circumference of 24 cm. A string makes exactly 6 complete turns around the cylinder while its two ends touch the top and bottom. (forming a spiral around the cylinder). How long is the string in cm? - Billiard balls

A layer of ivory billiard balls of radius 6.35 cm is in the form of a square. The balls are arranged so that each ball is tangent to every one adjacent to it. In the spaces between sets of 4 adjacent balls other balls rest, equal in size to the original. - Similarity of two triangles

The KLM triangle has a side length of k = 6.3cm, l = 8.1cm, m = 11.1cm. The triangle XYZ has a side length of x = 8.4cm, y = 10.8cm, z = 14.8cm. Are triangle KLM and XYZ similar? (write 0 if not, if yes, find and write the coefficient of a similarity) - Aquarium

The box-shaped aquarium is 40 cm high; the bottom has dimensions of 70 cm and 50 cm. Simon wanted to create an exciting environment for the fish, so he fixed three pillars to the bottom. They all have the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The base edg - Similar triangles

The triangles ABC and XYZ are similar. Find the missing lengths of the sides of the triangles. a) a = 5 cm b = 8 cm x = 7.5 cm z = 9 cm b) a = 9 cm c = 12 cm y = 10 cm z = 8 cm c) b = 4 cm c = 8 cm x = 4.5 cm z = 6 cm - Jared's room painting

Jared wants to paint his room. The dimensions of the room are 12 feet by 15 feet, and the walls are 9 feet high. There are two windows that measure 6 feet by 5 feet each. There are two doors, whose dimensions are 30 inches by 6 feet each. If a gallon of p - Wooden bowls

20 wooden bowls in the shape of a truncated cone should be painted on the outside and inside with wood varnish. We need 0.1 l of paint to paint 200 cm^{2}. How many liters of paint do we have to buy if the bowls are 25 cm high, the bottom of the bowl has a d - Canopy

Mr Peter has a metal roof cone shape with a height of 127 cm and radius 130 cm over well. He needs to paint the roof with anticorrosion. How many kg of color must he buy if the manufacturer specifies the consumption of 1 kg to 3.3 m^{2}? - TV transmitter

The volume of water in the rectangular swimming pool is 6998.4 hectoliters. The promotional leaflet states that if we wanted all the pool water to flow into a regular quadrangle with a base edge equal to the average depth of the pool, the prism would have - Cork and swimming

If a person weighs 80 kg, how many kilograms of cork must take swimming belt to use it to float on water? The density of the human body is 1050kg/m3 and cork 300kg/m3. (Instructions: Let the human body and cork on a mixture that has a density of 1000kg/m3 - Overtaking

On the direct road, the passenger car overtakes the slower bus by starting to overtake 20 meters from the bus and after passing it ahead of it again 20 meters away. The car overtakes at a steady speed of 72 km/h, the bus goes at a steady speed of 54 km/h. - If one

If one litre of pant covers an area of 5 m^{2}how much paint is needed to cover: a) rectangular swimming pool With dimensions 4m x 3m x 2.5m (the Inside walls and the floor only) b) the Inside walls and floor of a cylindrical reservoir with diameter 3m and - Reverse Pythagorean theorem

Given are lengths of the sides of the triangles. Decide which one is rectangular: Δ ABC: 77 dm, 85 dm, 36 dm ? Δ DEF: 55 dm, 82 dm, 61 dm ? Δ GHI: 24 mm, 25 mm, 7 mm ? Δ JKL: 32 dm, 51 dm, 82 dm ? Δ MNO: 51 dm, 45 dm, 24 dm ?

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