Geometry - math word problems
Number of problems found: 1416
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
- 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
- Jared's room painting
Jared wants to paint his room. The room's dimensions are 12 feet by 15 feet, and the walls are 9 feet high. Two windows measure 6 feet by 5 feet each. There are two doors, whose dimensions are 30 inches by 6 feet each. If a gallon of paint covers approxim
- 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/m3).
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
- 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)
- 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
- The barrel
The barrel is 135 cm high. If we fill it to a height of 60 cm and it weighs 163 kg. If we fill it to a height of 80 cm, it weighs 213 kg. How many kg weighs a full and how much empty barrel?
- 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 cm2. 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
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 m2?
- 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
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 m2 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,
Openings in perforated bricks occupy 10% and brick has dimensions 30 cm, 15 cm and 7.5 cm. Calculate a) the weight of a perforated bricks, if you know that the density of the full brick material is p = 1800 kg/m3 (1.8 kg/dm3) b) the number of perforated
- Diagonals at right angle
In the trapezoid ABCD, this is given: AB=12cm CD=4cm And diagonals crossed under a right angle. What is the area of this trapezoid ABCD?
- Cloth / textile
We have cloth measure 16 square meters. How many 20 cm by 20 cm by 8 cm bags you can make? Assume bag is a cuboid without one top base.