# Length - math word problems

1. Scale of the map Determine the scale of the map, which is the actual distance of 120 km l represented by segment long 6 cm.
2. Railway Between points A, B, whose horizontal distance is 1.5 km railway line has 8promile climb. Between points B, C with horizontal distance of 900 m is climb 14promile. Calculate differences of altitudes between points A and C.
3. String Divide the string length 800 cm in ratio 1: 5
4. RT leg and perimeter Calculate the length of the sides of a right triangle ABC with hypotenuse c when the length of a leg a= 84 and perimeter of the triangle o = 269.
5. Wallpaper Salesman account for 2.3 meters of wallpaper 149.50 Kc. How much cost 1 meter of wallpaper?
6. Chord distance The circle k (S, 6 cm), calculate the chord distance from the center circle S when the length of the chord is t = 10 cm.
7. Height of the arc - formula Calculate the height of the arc if the length of the arc is 77 and chord length 40. Does exist a formula to solve this?
8. Clock What distance will pass end of 8 cm long hour hand for 15 minutes?
9. Pulley On wheels with a diameter of 40 cm is fixed rope with the load. Calculate how far is load lifted when the wheel turns 7 times?
10. Colour - billboard Shelftalker has the shape of a parallelogram. Its length is 4.9 m and the corresponding height is 3.5 meters. Calculate how much (kg) paint must purchase to redecoration if 1 kg cover 4 m2 of shelftalker surface.
11. Cube How many times increases the surface area of a cube with edge 23.4 cm if the length of the edge doubled?
12. Concrete box The concrete box with walls thick 5 cm has the following external dimensions: length 1.4 m, width 38 cm and height 42 cm. How many liters of soil can fit if I fill it to the brim?
13. Motion 2 At 10 o'clock started from place A car speed at 90 km/h. 20 minutes after started from the place B at speed 60 km/h another car. Distance places A and B is 120 kilometers. What time and where they meet?
14. Athlete How long length run athlete when the track is circular shape of radius 120 meters and an athlete runs five times in the circuit?
15. Cars motion From point A car start at the speed of 90 km/h. Against it departs from the point B at the same time another car at 60 km/h. For how long and where they met if the distance between A and B is 180 km?
16. Scalene triangle Solve the triangle: A = 50°, b = 13, c = 6 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)?
18. Chord 4 I need to calculate the circumference of a circle, I know the chord length c=22 cm and the distance from the center d=29 cm chord to the circle.
19. Water lake The length of the lake water is 8 meters width 7 meters and depth 120 centimeters. How many liters of water can fit into the water lake?
20. Brass tube The outer perimeter of brass tube (ρ = 8.5 g/cm3) is 38 cm. Its mass is 5 kg, length 54 cm. What is the pipe wall thickness?

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