Examples for secondary school students

  1. Three numbers
    trojuhelnikova_cisla What is three numbers which have the property: the sum of the reciprocals of the first and second numbers is 12/7, the first and third 11/24 and the second and the third 3/8.
  2. Bronze, tin and copper
    zvon Bronze is an alloy of tin and copper. An alloy of 10% tin and 90% copper is Gunmetal. If it contains 20% tin and 80% copper, it is bell metal. How many tons of molten bell metal and how many tons of copper is needed to make 100 tons of Gunmetal?
  3. Points on circle
    coordinates_circle In the Cartesian coordinate system with the origin O is a sketched circle k /O; r=2 cm/. Write all the points that lie on a circle k and whose coordinates are integers. Write all the points that lie on the circle I / O; r=5 cm / and whose coordinates are
  4. Brigade
    smrek_1 On a weekly forest brigade operates 12 students. After plant one hundred spruces get x CZK, anfter one hundred pines y CZK. How many CZK got one student for one day if planted spruces 25000 and 30000 pines week?
  5. Medians of isosceles triangle
    iso1 The isosceles triangle has a base ABC |AB| = 16 cm and 10 cm long arm. What are the length of medians?
  6. Pyramid 8
    ihlan Calculate the volume and the surface area of a regular quadrangular pyramid with the base side 9 cm and side wall with the base has an angle 75°.
  7. 3s prism
    Prism It is given a regular perpendicular triangular prism with a height 19.0 cm and a base edge length 7.1 cm. Calculate the volume of the prism.
  8. Trapezoid IV
    lichobeznik2 In a trapezoid ABCD (AB||CD) is |AB| = 15cm |CD| = 7 cm, |AC| = 12 cm, AC is perpendicular to BC. What area has a trapezoid ABCD?
  9. Truncated pyramid
    komoly_ihlan How many cubic meters is volume of a regular four-side truncated pyramid with edges one meter and 60 cm and high 250 mm?
  10. Eight blocks
    cuboids Dana had the task to save the eight blocks of these rules: 1. Between two red cubes must be a different color. 2. Between two blue must be two different colors. 3. Between two green must be three different colors. 4. Between two yellow blocks must be fou
  11. Owner of the company
    TEA The owner of the company with extensive administrative activity wants to sell the obsolete 3 machines at the price of CZK 1000 per 1 machine with a six-month warranty period. If the machine breaks down during this period, the owner will return the employ
  12. Sequence - 5 members
    schody Write first five members of the sequence ?
  13. AP - basics
    ap Determine first member and differentiate of the the following sequence: a3-a5=24 a4-2a5=61
  14. Seats
    divadlo_2 Seats in the sport hall are organized so that each subsequent row has five more seats. First has 10 seats. How many seats are: a) in the eighth row b) in the eighteenth row
  15. Sum 10
    dices11 What is the probability that two dice throw twice in a row will result the sum of 10?
  16. GP - 8 items
    fn Determine the first eight members of a geometric progression if a9=512, q=2
  17. Population
    population_2 What is the population of the city with 3% annual growth, if in 10 years the city will have 60,000 residents?
  18. Tetrahedral pyramid
    pyramid_4s Calculate the volume and surface of the regular tetrahedral pyramid if content area of the base is 20 cm2 and deviation angle of the side edges from the plane of the base is 60 degrees.
  19. Throw
    dices6_1 We throw 2 times with 2 dices. What is the probability that the first roll will fall more than sum of 9 and the second throw have sum 3 or does not have the sum 4?
  20. Coffee
    arabica_robusta Coffee merchant has coffee robusta and arabica species. 1 kg Robusta worth 450 CZK, Arabica 1 kg is 300 CZK more expensive. Calculate how many kilograms of Robusta and Arabica will need to produce 30 kg of the mixture so that the mixture cost is 490 CZK

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