Length - math word problems

  1. Tablecloths
    obrus The restaurant has sixty-two square tablecloths with a side length of 150 cm and 36 rectangular tablecloths with dimensions of 140 cm and 160 cm. A) How many meters of hemming ribbon will be needed if we add 50 cm to each tablecloth? B) The ribbon sale
  2. Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  3. Apartment area
    meter Anton wanted to measure the area of the apartment. But he bought a meter only 1.5m long. Later he recalled that he had two meters long at 4.5m and 18m at home. How many times are home gauges longer than the meter he bought?
  4. Picture frames
    picture_frame Destiny has to make 24 picture frames. Each frame uses 16 3/8 wood trim. 2/3 were completed on the first day. How many inches of wood trim is needed to complete the remaining frames on the second day?
  5. Construct rhombus
    koso_vpisana Construct rhombus ABCD if given diagonal length | AC | = 8cm, inscribed circle radius r = 1.5cm
  6. Rectangular garden
    rectangle_1 The perimeter of Peter's rectangular garden is 98 meters. The width of the garden is 60% shorter than its length. Find the dimensions of the rectangular garden in meters. Find the garden area in square meters.
  7. 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?
  8. 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.
  9. 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?
  10. 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.
  11. Two villages
    mapa On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map?
  12. A rhombus
    rhombus-diagonals2 A rhombus has sides of length 10 cm, and the angle between two adjacent sides is 76 degrees. Find the length of the longer diagonal of the rhombus.
  13. Uphill garden
    12perctent I have a garden uphill, increasing from 0 to 4.5 m for a length of 25 m, how much is the climb in percent?
  14. The escalator
    eskalator I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the direction of the stairs and write down the number of steps A we climbed. Then we turn around and run it at the same constant speed in the opposite direction and write down the number of steps B that I clim
  15. Gutter pipe
    odkvap_zlab How many m² of sheet metal is required to produce a 12 m long and 18 cm wide gutter, if 7% bend is required?
  16. Football field
    playground The soccer field may have a width of 45 meters. This is 45 meters less than the length of the course. What can be the length of the football field?
  17. Tetrahedral pyramid
    jehlan A regular tetrahedral pyramid is given. Base edge length a = 6.5 cm, side edge s = 7.5 cm. Calculate the volume and the area of its face (side area).
  18. Two chords
    tetivy Calculate the length of chord AB and perpendicular chord BC to circle if AB is 4 cm from the center of the circle and BC 8 cm from the center of the circle.
  19. Bike ride
    car Marek rode a bike ride. In an hour, John followed him on the same route by car, at an average speed of 72 km/h, and in 20 minutes he drove him. Will he determine the length of the way that Marek took before John caught up with him, and at what speed did M
  20. Length of a string
    meter What is the smallest length of a string that we can cut into 18 equal parts and even 27 equal parts (in decimeters)?

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