Examples for secondary school students

  1. Three-digit
    numbers_5 How many three-digit natural numbers is greater than 321 if no digit in number repeated?
  2. Tent
    polygonal_pyramid Pyramid-shaped tent has a base square with a side length of 2 m and a height 1.7 m. How many meters of canvas is nneded to make it if for a waste should be added 10%?
  3. Isosceles trapezoid
    rr_licho The lengths of the bases of the isosceles trapezoid are in the ratio 5:3, the arms have a length of 5 cm and height = 4.8 cm. Calculate the circumference and area of a trapezoid.
  4. Sphere
    cone_sphere_center_1 Intersect between plane and a sphere is a circle with a radius of 60 mm. Cone whose base is this circle and whose apex is at the center of the sphere has a height of 34 mm. Calculate the surface area and volume of a sphere.
  5. Medians and sides
    3angle Determine the size of a triangle KLM and the size of the medians in the triangle. K=(-5; -6), L=(7; -2), M=(5; 6).
  6. 3d vector component
    vectors_1 The vector u = (3.9, u3) and the length of the vector u is 12. What is is u3?
  7. Five members
    pst3.JPG Write first 5 members geometric sequence and determine whether it is increasing or decreasing: a1 = 3 q = -2
  8. Trapezoid - hard example
    trapezium Base of the trapezoid are: 24, 16 cm. Diagonal 22, 26 cm. Calculate its area and perimeter.
  9. James
    nine James paints a fence. If every day instead of 14 planks painted 16 would be done on one day earlier. How many of planks has a fence altogether?
  10. Crowns
    money_4 1180 crowns is divided into three people that A got 20% less than B and C by 15% more than B. How many got A,B and C?
  11. Repair company
    servis The company repairs cars. The first day repair half of the contract second day, the half of the rest and third day 8 residue cars. How many total cars company repaired?
  12. The city
    city_1 At the end of 2010 the city had 248000 residents. The population increased by 2.5% each year. What is the population at the end of 2013?
  13. Balls
    spheres_1 The urn is 8 white and 6 black balls. We pull 4 randomly balls. What is the probability that among them will be two white?
  14. Triangle midpoints
    sierpinski-geometry Determine coordinates of triangle ABC vertices if we know tirangle sides midpoints SAB [0;3] SBC [1;6] SAC [4;5], its sides AB, BC, AC.
  15. Triangular pyramid
    3sidesPyramid It is given perpendicular regular triangular pyramid: base side a = 5 cm, height v = 8 cm, volume V = 28.8 cm3. What is it content (surface area)?
  16. Bevel
    zkoseni I have bevel in the ratio 1:6. What is the angle and how do I calculate it?
  17. Angles and sides of the triangle
    trig Triangle ABC has a circumference of 26 cm. Lengths of the sides are as follows: a = 11.2 cm; b = 6.5 cm. Arrange the interior angles in order of its size. ?
  18. Geometric sequence 5
    sequence About members of geometric sequence we know: ? ? Calculate a1 (first member) and q (common ratio or q-coefficient)
  19. Seamstress 2
    krajcirka_1 Seamstress bought two kinds of textile in whole meters. One at 50 SKK and the second 70 SKK per meter. How many meter bought from this two textiles when paid totally 1540 SKK?
  20. Median
    medians.JPG In triangle ABC is given side a=10 cm and median ta= 13 cm and angle gamma 90°. Calculate length of the median tb.

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