Length + division - math problems

  1. My father
    plot2 My father cut 78 slats on the fence. The shortest of them was 97 cm long, the longer one was 102 cm long. What was the total length of the slats in cm?
  2. Two trains
    trains Two trains departed from City A and City B against each other. They met after some time. The first train then took 9 hours to reach city B, and the second train took 4 hours to reach city A. In what proportion were the train speeds?
  3. Basketball team
    meter The heights of five starters on redwood high’s basketball team are 5’11”, 6’3”, 6’6”, 6’2” and 6’. The average of height of these players is?
  4. 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
  5. 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?
  6. 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?
  7. Winch
    bubon The steel rope has a diameter of 6mm and a length of 20m. We are winding on drum width 60mm, starting diameter 50mm. What is the final diameter after winding?
  8. Diameter of a cylinder
    cylinder_horiz_2 The diameter of the cylinder is 42 cm. How many times does the cylinder turn on a 66m long track?
  9. 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
  10. Four poplars
    topolcany_1 Four poplars are growing along the way. The distances between them are 35 m, 14 m, and 91 m. At least how many poplars need to be dropped to create the same spacing between the trees? How many meters will it be?
  11. Trees in alley
    tree_6 There are four trees in the alley between which the distances are 35m, 15m and 95m. Trees must be laid in the spaces so that the distance is the same and the maximum. How many trees will they put in and what will be the distance between them?
  12. The third
    meter_16 The one-third rod is blue, one-half of the rod is red, the rest of the rod is white and measures 8 cm. How long is the whole rod?
  13. Glass panel
    glass_4 A rectangular glass panel with dimensions of 72 cm and 96 cm will cut the glazier on the largest square possible. What is the length of the side of each square? How many squares does the glazier cut?
  14. Points on line segment
    segment Points P & Q belong to segment AB. If AB=a, AP = 2PQ = 2QB, find the distance: between point A and the midpoint of the segment QB.
  15. Gardens colony
    kolonie Gardens colony with dimensions of 180 m and 300 m are to be completely divided into the same large squares of the highest area. Calculate how many such squares can be obtained and determine the length of the square side.
  16. Cords joining
    snura_1 Mum needs 6 cords long 360cm long. How many does she need when they are sold at 9 meters and does not want to join it up?
  17. Truck
    truck_4 The truck passed 4550 km in 5 days. The first three days passed every day the same way. The fourth day passed 630 km and the fifth day was 920 km. How many km has passed the first three days?
  18. Tailor
    oblek2 From the rest of the cloth tailor could cut off either 3 m in men's suits without vest or 3.6 m with vest. What shortest possible length could the rest of the cloth have? How many suits a) without a vest b) with vest could make the tailor from the r
  19. Quarters
    usd_2 How many meters is a quarter of a kilometer? How many centimeters is a quarter of a meter, how many cents is a quarter of the euro?
  20. School 6
    ziaci_2 Jirka lives 600m from the school, Honzík 1200m. How many kilometers a week does Honzik go over Jirka on his way to school and back? How many times more Honzík will go than Jirka?

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