Examples for secondary school students

  1. Beads
    koralky2 How many ways can we thread 4 red, 5 blue, and 6 yellow beads onto a thread?
  2. The perimeter of the rectangle
    rectangle The length, l, of a rectangle is 4 inches greater than its width, w. The perimeter of the rectangle is at least 30 inches. What inequality shows the range of possible widths of the rectangle?
  3. A loan
    exp_growth A loan in the amount of $944 is charged simple interest at an annual rate of 8.1%. How much money is owed 14 months after the loan was made?
  4. Together m+w
    workers Women 30%. Men are 360 more. How many are together?
  5. The parabolic segment
    ParabolicVolume The parabolic segment has a base a = 4 cm and a height v = 6 cm. Calculate the volume of the body that results from the rotation of this segment a) around its base b) around its axis.
  6. Stones 3
    stones Simiyu and Nasike each collected a number of stones in an arithmetic lesson. If Simiyu gave Nasike 5 stones, Nasike would have twice as many stones as Simiyu. If initially, Simiyu had five stones less than Nasike how many stones did each have?
  7. Two companies
    calendar The family ordered two companies to modify the garden. The first would be done in 20 days, the second would take 40% less time. How long will they work together if the second company started working when the first worked for 4 days?
  8. Washing powder
    vahy2 A 10-kilogram pack of washing powder is M euros more expensive than a 5-kilogram pack of the same powder. A 5-kilogram package costs P euros. Five kilos of packaging is not worth it, because it is more expensive than half the price of 10 kilos. How much i
  9. Bdf tablet
    bdf Detective Harry Thomson has come across a surprising mystery. As part of the weekend's action, the tablet he looked for dropped by 30%. He also recommended this bargain to his friend. However, it came to the shop on Monday, and the tablet was 30% more exp
  10. Cube construction
    222cube A 2×2×2 cube is to be constructed using 4 white and 4 black unit cube. How many different cubes can be constructed in this way? ( Two cubes are not different if one can be obtained by rotating the other. )
  11. Ball bearings
    normal_d One bearing is selected from the shipment of ball bearings. It is known from previous deliveries that the inner bearing radius can be considered as a normal distribution of N (µ = 0.400, σ2 = 25.10^−6). Calculate the probability that the selected radius w
  12. Students
    skola After the fifth-grade class left 20% of students. In the seventh grade were added 2 pupils, in the eighth 1 pupil, in the ninth, the number has not changed, but it is now tenth students less than it was in the fifth grade. How many pupils are in the 9th
  13. Inscribed circle
    Cube_with_inscribed_sphere A circle is inscribed at the bottom wall of the cube with an edge (a = 1). What is the radius of the spherical surface that contains this circle and one of the vertex of the top cube base?
  14. Rectangle field
    land The field has a shape of a rectangle having a length of 119 m and a width of 19 m. , How many meters have to shorten its length and increase its width to maintain its area and circumference increased by 24 m?
  15. Three parallels
    rs_triangle The vertices of an equilateral triangle lie on 3 different parallel lines. The middle line is 5 m and 3 m distant from the end lines. Calculate the height of this triangle.
  16. An animal shelter
    cat An animal shelter spends $5.50 per day to care for each bird and $8.50 per day to care for each cat. Nicole noticed that the shelter spent $283.00 caring for birds and cats on Wednesday. Nicole found a record showing that there were a total of 40 birds an
  17. Land boundary
    rt_triangle The land has the shape of a right triangle. The hypotenuse has a length of 30m. The circumference of the land is 72 meters. What is the length of the remaining sides of the land boundary?
  18. Parallels and one secant
    lines_parallel_crossing There are two different parallel lines a, b and a line c that intersect the two parallel lines. Draw a circle that touches all lines at the same time.
  19. Circular railway
    described_circle2 The railway is to interconnect in a circular arc the points A, B, and C, whose distances are | AB | = 30 km, AC = 95 km, BC | = 70 km. How long will the track from A to C?
  20. A rectangle 2
    rectangles A rectangle has a diagonal length of 74cm. Its side lengths are in ratio 5:3. Find its side lengths.

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