Grade - math word problems

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  • Emilio
    penize_4 Emilio made 69 potholders. Each potholder cost him $2.81 to make. If he sells each potholder for $3.12, how much profit will he make?
  • The copper wire
    cu_wire The copper wire bundle with a diameter of 2.8mm has a weight of 5kg. How many meters of wire is bundled if 1m3 of copper weighs 8930kg?
  • Rectangular plot
    rectangular plot The dimensions of a rectangular plot are (x+1)m and (2x-y)m. If the sum of x and y is 3m and the perimeter of the plot is 36m. Find the area of the diagonal of the plot.
  • Proportion 2
    car_25 A car is able to travel 210 km in 3 hours. How far can it travel in 5 hours? Put what kind of proportion is this and show your solution.
  • Rectangles
    rectangles2_3 How many different rectangles with sides integers (in mm) have a circumference exactly 1000 cm?
  • Triangle KLM
    klm_triangle In the rectangular triangle KLM, where is hypotenuse m (sketch it!) find the length of the leg k and the height of triangle h if hypotenuse's segments are known mk = 5cm and ml = 15cm
  • Coolant
    roztoky_5 The driver of the car cooler filled with a mixture of 3.9 liters and 2.6 liters of water antifreeze coolant. At what rate are this two components of the mixture?
  • Unknown number 16
    numbers_35 My number's tens is three times more then ones My number's ones is twice the number of thousands and my number's hundreds is half the number of of tens. I have two ones. which number am I?
  • Pyramid 4sides
    pyramid_2 Calculate the volume and the surface of a regular quadrangular pyramid when the edge of the base is 4 cm long and the height of the pyramid is 7 cm.
  • Rectangle vs square
    squares 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.
  • Water temperatures
    water2 To 25 liters of water at 50 °C we add 15 liters of water at a different temperature. How many °C should the water be colder than 50 °C so that 40 liters of the water obtained has a temperature 42.5 °C?
  • Octahedron
    octahedron All walls of regular octahedron are identical equilateral triangles. ABCDEF octahedron edges have a length d = 6 cm. Calculate the surface area and volume of this octahedron.
  • Resort
    rekreace In a completely crowded resort was 30% from the Czech Republic quarter visitors were from Slovakia and the rest 135 came from Germany. What capacity have resort?
  • Colour - billboard
    rovnobeznik_1 Shelftalker has the shape of a parallelogram. Its length is 4.9 m and the corresponding height is 3.5 meters. Calculate how much (kg) paint must purchase to redecoration if 1 kg cover 4 m2 of shelftalker surface.
  • Plums
    plumbs In the bag was to total 136 plums. Igor took 3 plums and Mary took 4/7 from the rest. How many plums remained in the bag?
  • 3 days
    kontrolor Worker checked 2,950 products in 3 days. Second day checked 25% more than the first day. The third day 15% more products than the second day. How many products he checked in each day.
  • Family
    family_2 Martin has just as brothers as sisters. His sister Jana but has 2 times more brothers than sisters. a) How many children are in this family? b) How many boys and how many girls are in the family?
  • Cuprum
    plusminus From 1600 mm long sheet of copper plate 2 mm thickness we have separated over the whole length the belt weighing 6000 g. Calculate belt width if 1 dm3 copper weighs 8.9 kg.
  • Square ABCD
    squares_5 Construct a square ABCD with cente S [3,2] and the side a = 4 cm. Point A lies on the x-axis. Construct square image in the displacement given by oriented segment SS'; S` [-1 - 4].
  • Abyss
    Mountain Stone was pushed into the abyss: 2 seconds after we heard hitting the bottom. How deep is the abyss (neglecting air resistance)? (gravitational acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2 and the speed of sound in air v = 343 m/s)

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