Length - math word problems

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  • Speed of sound
    sotka_t100 The average speed of sound is 330 meters per second. Estimate how long it will hear the church bell 1 km away. Calculate the distance from what would hear sound after 10 seconds.
  • Hexagonal pyramid
    jehlan_6 Regular hexagonal pyramid has dimensions: length edge of the base a = 1.8 dm and the height of the pyramid = 2.4 dm. Calculate the surface area and volume of a pyramid.
  • A tile
    tiles_9 A tile setter is covering 5ft by 5ft square shower wall. Each tile covers 4 5/8in by 4 5/8in square. How many rows of tile are needed to reach 5ft? How many tiles are needed to cover 5ft by 5ft square
  • 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.
  • Scouts
    skauti_1 The boys from scout group traveled 5 days distance 115 km. Every day walked 1.5 km less than the previous day. How many kilometers scouts walked in the first day?
  • Steamship
    parnik Between the two ports on the river is going steamship. The journey there and back takes 8:42. Downstream steamship traveling at 20 km/h, upstream 9 km/h. What is the distance between the ports?
  • Tailor
    krejci Tailor has an estimated 11 meters of 80 cm wide fabric. He will shape wholly 7 rectangles measuring 80 x 150 cm and nothing fabric does not remain. How many fabric he have?
  • Trousers
    trousers Jarek bought new trousers, but the trousers were too long. Their length was in the ratio 5: 8 to Jarek height. Mother his trousers cut by 4 cm, thus the original ratio decreased by 4%. Determine Jarek's high.
  • Container
    cubes3_9 The container-shaped box with internal dimensions of 3.9 m, 3.25 m and 2.6 m was completely filled with goods in the same cubic boxes. How long edge could this box have?
  • Photocopier
    picture A photocopier enlarges a picture in the ratio 7:4. How many times will a picture of size 6cm by 4cm be enlarged to fit on a 30cm by 20 cm page?
  • Two cars
    TwoCars From the town A to town B started two cars. The first at 7:00 at average speed 60 km per hour, the second at 10:00 at average speed 100 km per hour. The first car will not stay in B, and on the way back meet the second car at half way from A to B. At what
  • Square tiles
    dlazdice_1 The room has dimensions 12 meters and 5.6 meters. Determine the number of square tiles and their largest dimension to exactly cover the floor.
  • Pedestrian and the cyclist
    cyklista_1 Pedestrian and cyclist went against each from the two cities that are distant 40 km. Pedestrian started 30 minutes before the cyclist and walk an average speed of 5 km/h. What speed went cyclist when met after 120 minutes from the start of the pedestrian?
  • Tetrahedral pyramid
    jehlan_1 Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular tetrahedral pyramid, its height is $b cm and the length of the edges of the base is 6 cm.
  • Glass mosaic
    6gon How many dm2 glass is nessesary to produc 97 slides of a regular 6-gon, whose side has length 21 cm? Assume that cutting glass waste is 10%.
  • Cube into cylinder
    cube_sphere_in If we dip a wooden cube into a barrel with a 40cm radius, the water will rise 10 cm. What is the size of the cube edge?
  • Display case
    vitrinka Place a glass shelf at the height of 1m from the bottom of the display case in the cabinet. How long platter will we place at this height? The display case is a rectangular triangle with 2 m and 2.5 m legs.
  • Rectangle 3-4-5
    diagonal_rectangle_1 The sides of the rectangle are in a ratio of 3:4. The length of the rectangle diagonal is 20 cm. Calculate the content of the rectangle.
  • A map
    land_1 A map with a scale of 1: 5,000 shows a rectangular field with an area of 18 ha. The length of the field is three times its width. The area of the field on the map is 72 cm square. What is the actual length and width of the field?
  • Hectoliters
    sudy_4 How many hectoliters of water is in garden barrel with 90 cm diameter and a height of 1.3 m, if it is filled to 80% of its capacity?

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