Length - math word problems

  1. Space diagonal
    cube_diagonals The space diagonal of a cube is 129.91 mm. Find the lateral area, surface area and the volume of the cube.
  2. Radius of the circle
    circle_axes Calculate the radius of the circle whose length is 107 cm larger than its diameter
  3. The tourist
    tourist The tourist traveled 78km in 3 hours. Part of the journey went on foot at 6km/h, the rest of the trip by bus at 30km/h. How long did he walk?
  4. Distance between 2 points
    axes2 Find the distance between the points (7, -9), (-1, -9)
  5. The Eiffel Tower
    Eiffel-Tower-Paris The top of the Eiffel Tower is seen from a distance of 600 meters at an angle of 30 degrees. Find the tower height.
  6. Let x
    rectangle Let x represent one quantity. State what that quantity represents. Express the second quantity in terms of x. The length of the rectangle is 4 inches less than 8 times the width.
  7. Turtles 2
    turtles A box turtle hibernates in the sand at 11 5/8. A spotted turtle hibernates at 11 16/25 feet. Which turtle is deeper?
  8. AMSL and skiing
    horizons Tomas skis from point A (3200m above sea level to place B. Hill has 20% descent. The horizontal distance between the start and finish is 2,5km. At what altitude is point B?
  9. Cottage house
    chata2 The village is 28 km from the cottage. Father goes from village to cottage. Son goes from the cottage to the village. They meet 10 km further behind the cottage. How much did dad walk?
  10. Athletic race
    olympics Before a race, you start 4 5/8 feet behind your friend. At the halfway point, you are 3 2/3 feet ahead of your friend. What is the change in distance between you and your friend from the beginning of the race?
  11. Martha
    stromy_1 Martha likes to walk in the park, the park is square, 7/10 mi on each side. One morning Martha walked around the entire park 3 1/2 times before stopping to rest. How far had she walked?
  12. Wooden container
    cube_shield The cube-shaped wooden container should be covered with a metal sheet inside. The outer edge of the container is 54cm. The wall thickness is 25 mm. The container has no lid. Calculate. How many sheets will be needed to cover it?
  13. Tree trunk
    circle_and_square What is the smallest diameter of a tree trunk that we can cut a square-section square with a side length of 20 cm?
  14. The hiker
    tourist The hiker will travel 40% of the route on the first day 1and/3 of the rest od second day. Last day 30 km. What was the length of the 3-day trip? How many kilometers did he walk each day?
  15. Long bridge
    bridge Roman walked on the bridge. When he heard the whistle, he turned and saw running Kamil at the beginning of the bridge. If he went to him, they would meet in the middle of the bridge. Roman, however, rushed and so did not want to waste time returning 150m.
  16. Wood 11
    wood Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood?
  17. Three altitudes
    triangle_vysky A triangle with altitudes 4; 5 and 6 cm is given. Calculate the lengths of all medians and all sides in a triangle.
  18. Chester
    wood Chester has a piece of wood measuring 1 2/3 cm he needs to cut it to pieces measuring 3/4 cm long. How many pieces of wood did Chester cut?
  19. The perimeter 3
    rectangles The perimeter of a rectangle is 35 cm. The ratio of the length to its width is 3:2. Calculate the dimensions of the rectangle
  20. Two cities
    motorbike Cities A and B are 200 km away. At 7 o'clock from city A, the car started at an average speed of 80 km/h, and from B at 45 min later the motorcycle is started at an average speed of 120 km/h. How long will they meet and at what distance from the point A i

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