Examples for secondary school students

Number of problems found: 2028

  • Freedom
    family_life In the city are 3/9 of women married for 3/6 men. What proportion of the townspeople is free (not married)? Express as a decimal number.
  • Voltmeter range
    predradnik We have a voltmeter which in the original set measures voltage to 10V. Calculate the size of the ballast resistor for this voltmeter, if we want to measure the voltage up to 50V. Voltmeter's internal resistance is 2 kiloohm/Volt.
  • Students
    penize Students Aleš, Bohouš, Cyril, and Dušan were on a brigade. They divided the total revenue as follows: Aleš received two-fifths of the revenue, Bohouš received one-sixth of the revenue, Cyril received three-tenths of the revenue, and Dušan received the res
  • Alcohol mixing
    lieh How much 55% alcohol we must pour into 1500 g 80% alcohol to form a 60% alcohol? How much 60% alcohol created?
  • Tractors
    tractor_5 Two tractors plow the field in 4 hours together. If the first tractor plow half of the field and then the second tractor completed the job, it would take 9 hours. How many hours does the field plow for each tractor separately?
  • Test
    test_4 The teacher prepared a test with ten questions. The student has the option to choose one correct answer from the four (A, B, C, D). The student did not get a written exam at all. What is the probability that: a) He answers half correctly. b) He answers al
  • Airplane navigation
    triangle_airplane An airplane leaves an airport and flies to west 120 miles and then 150 miles in the direction S 44.1°W. How far is the plane from the airport (round to the nearest mile)?
  • Tray
    vanicka Wjat height reach water level in the tray shaped a cuboid, if it is 420 liters of water and bottom dimensions are 120 cm and 70 cm.
  • Uboid volume
    cuboid Calculate the cuboid volume if the walls are 30cm², 35cm², 42cm²
  • Moon
    zem_mesic We see Moon in the perspective angle 28'. Moon's radius is 1740 km at the time of the full moon. Calculate the mean distance of the Moon from the Earth.
  • Covid-19
    flu_1 Data showed that 22% of people in a small town was infected with the COVID-19 virus. A random sample of six residents from this town was selected. Find the probability that exactly two of these residents was infected.
  • 2 pipes
    time_12 2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone?
  • Trapezoid 15
    trapezoid3 Area of trapezoid is 266. What value is x if bases b1 is 2x-3, b2 is 2x+1 and height h is x+4
  • Jane and Miro
    two_men Jane brother Miro is 42 years. And he is three times old as it was Jane when Miro was for so many years as there are now Jane. How old is Jane?
  • Hypotenuse - RT
    triangle_bac_1 A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?
  • Rectangular trapezoid
    color_triangles Calculate the content of a rectangular trapezoid with a right angle at the point A and if |AC| = 4 cm, |BC| = 3 cm and the diagonal AC is perpendicular to the side BC.
  • Grandfather
    family_16 The grandfather is three years older than an grandmother. The average age of the grandmother, the grandfather and their seven grandchildren is 28 years. The grandchildren have a total of 105 years. Calculate how old is grandfather.
  • 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?
  • Final exam
    vysvedcenie At the final exam, the student answers from three areas, which are evaluated in a ratio of 1: 2: 2. What grade will John receive if he answered as follows: 3,1,2.
  • Quadrilateral 2
    quadrilateral Show that the quadrilateral with vertices P1(0,1), P2(4,2) P3(3,6) P4(-5,4) has two right triangles.

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