Examples for secondary school students
- Hiking trail
The newly built hiking trail leads 25% through the field, 3/8 of the trail leads through the forest and the remaining 9 km along the river. How long is the train?
- Median or middle
The number of hours of television watched per day by a sample of 28 people is given below: 4, 1, 5, 5, 2, 5, 4, 4, 2, 3, 6, 8, 3, 5, 2, 0, 3, 5, 9, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 4, 7, 2, 9 What is the median value?
- Vegetable meal
The cook was doing meal - in ratio 4: 3: 1 mix tomatoes: pepper: onion. Onions were 5 kg less than peppers. How many kgs of tomatoes did he need to prepare the meal?
- The spacecraft
The spacecraft spotted a radar device at altitude angle alpha = 34 degrees 37 minutes and had a distance of u = 615km from Earth's observation point. Calculate the distance d of the spacecraft from Earth at the moment of observation. Earth is considered
- Top of the tower
The top of the tower has the shape of a regular hexagonal pyramid. The base edge has a length of 1.2 m, the pyramid height is 1.6 m. How many square meters of sheet metal is needed to cover the top of the tower if 15% extra sheet metal is needed for joint
Suppose you know that the length of a line segment is 15, x2=6, y2=14 and x1= -3. Find the possible value of y1. Is there more than one possible answer? Why or why not?
- A cell tower
A cell tower is located at coordinates (-5, -7) and has a circular range of 12 units. If Mr. XYZ is located at coordinates (4,5), will he be able to get a signal?
- Water current
John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle.
- Storm and roof
The roof on the building is a cone with a height of 3 meters and a radius equal to half the height of the roof. How many m2 of roof need to be repaired if 20% were damaged in a storm?
- The bus stop
The bus stop waiting room has the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid 4 m high with a 5 m base edge. Calculate how many m2 roofing is required to cover the three walls of the sheathing, taking into account 40% of the additional coverage.
- Quadrilateral pyramid
In a regular quadrilateral pyramid, the side edge is e = 7 dm and the diagonal of the base is 50 cm. Calculate the pyramid shell area.
- Triangular pyramid
A regular tetrahedron is a triangular pyramid whose base and walls are identical equilateral triangles. Calculate the height of this body if the edge length is a = 8 cm
- Guppies for sale
Paul had a bowl of guppies for sale. Four customers were milling around the store. 1. Rod told paul - I'll take half the guppies in the bowl, plus had a guppy. 2. Heather said - I'll take half of what you have, plus half a guppy. The third customer, Na
- Wall height
Calculate the height of a regular hexagonal pyramid with a base edge of 5 cm and a wall height w = 20 cm.
How many different ways can three people divide 7 pears and 5 apples?
- Sick days
In Canada, there are typically 261 working days per year. If there is a 4.9% chance that an employee takes a sick day. .. what is the probability an employee will use 17 OR MORE sick days in a year?
- Skid friction
Find the smallest coefficient of skid friction between the car tires and the road so that the car can drive at a 200 m radius at 108 km/h and does not skid.
- The ball
The ball has a radius of 2m. What percentage of the surface and volume is another sphere whose radius is 20% larger?
- The bridge
A vehicle weighing 5,800 kg passes 41 km/h on an arched bridge with a radius of curvature of 62 m. What force is pushing the car onto the bridge as it passes through the center? What is the maximum speed it can cross over the center of the bridge so that
- Same force
The trunk of 5m length and 95 kilograms has a center of gravity 2m from the thicker end. The tribe is carried by two men, one at the thicker end. At what distance does the trunk carry a man from the other end to make the same force on it?