Length - math word problems

  1. Cube containers
    cubes_1 Two containers shaped of cube with edges of 0.7 m and 0.9 m replace a single cube so that it has the same volume as the original two together. What is the length of the edges of the new cube?
  2. Rounding
    map1 What width and length in centimeters may have rectangle land when round the dimensions to the meter , the width is 5 m and length 7 meters?
  3. Cube 5
    cube_4 The surface of the cube is 15.36 dm2. How will change the surface area of this cube if the length of the edges is reduced by 2 cm?
  4. Carpet
    koberec_2 The room is 10 x 5 meters. You have the role of carpet width of 1 meter. Make rectangular cut of roll that piece of carpet will be longest possible and it fit into the room. How long is a piece of carpet? Note .: carpet will not be parallel with the dia
  5. Steps
    steps_2 Peter makes steps long 70 cm, John 45 cm long. After how many meters their footsteps meet?
  6. Cuboid box
    box How many m2 paper is needed for the sticking cuboid box of dimensions 50 cm, 40 cm and 30 cm? To the folds add one-tenth the area.
  7. TV transmitter
    praded The volume of water in the rectangular swimming pool is 6998.4 hectoliters. The promotional leaflet states that if we wanted all the pool water to flow into a regular quadrangle with a base edge equal to the average depth of the pool, the prism would have
  8. Dressmaker
    singer Dressmaker left a piece of canvas shorter than 5 meters. She is deciding whether it sew a skirt or dress. The canvas was exactly as much as they consumed had cut up her skirt to 120 cm, or 180 centimeters dress. What a piece of canvas left her?
  9. Painter 3
    painter_2 Dad want to paint wall high 250 cm wide and 230 cm with wallpaper. How many meters must buy wallpaper if wallpaper width is 60 cm?
  10. Car model
    cars_2 Car model is 52 mm long and the real car is 4524 mm long. What was the scale of model car?
  11. Car consumption
    odometer The car has passed 988 kilometers and consumed 66 liters of petrol. What is the consumption per 100 kilometers?
  12. Map scale
    garden_5 Garden has on plan on a scale of 1: 150 width 22 cm and length 35 cm. What is the real area of the garden?
  13. Arm-leg
    triangles2 Calculate the length of the base of an isosceles triangle with a circumference 224 cm if the arm length is 68 cm.
  14. Aquarium 6
    water_aquarium How high is the water level in the aquarium with a rectangular base 40cm and 50cm if it is filled 0,65hl of water?
  15. Aquarium volume
    akvarium_2 The aquarium has a cuboid shape and dimensions a = 0.3 m, b = 0.85 m, c =? , V = ?. What volume has a body, if after dipping into the aquarium water level rises by 28 mm?
  16. Street
    street_lamps Straight streets is long x = 475 meters. At the beginning and at the end of the street are poles. The poles are spaced 25 m. How many poles are on the street?
  17. Percent chaining
    meter_1 Calculate 20% from 70% from 80 km
  18. Locomotive
    locomotive_1 Locomotive pulled a train permanent load of 200 kN horizontally along the track of 5km. What work it done?
  19. Great Wall of China
    china_wall Great Wall of China is long 8880 km. Historically valuable however is only 30% of its length. What amount of insurance pays the Peoples Republic of China a month for this monument, if the insurance company charges $ 10 per year per kilometer of historic
  20. Journey to grandma
    moto_1 Daniel traveled to grandma. He travel 100 km along. Halfway travel by train, one quarter by bus, one tenth by the bicycle and the rest travel by car. How many km travel km by car?

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