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  • Ships
    Ever_Given_container_ship Red ship begins its circuit every 30 minutes. Blue boat begins its circuit every 45 minutes. Both ships begin their sightseeing circuit in the same place at the same time always at 10:00 o'clock. a / What time does meet boat again? b / How many times a da
  • 7th grade pupils
    rings_olympic Pupils doing research which a winter sport do their classmates most popular. They found that 2/5 of classmates would most like to play hockey, skate prefer 2/9 pupils, 3/10 students prefer skiing and 1/15 classmates don't like any winter sport. What propo
  • Potatoes 6
    zemiaky_5 The farmer brought potatoes to the market. In the first hour he sold two-fifths of the potatoes brought, in the second hour he sold five-sixth of the remaining potatoes, and in the third hour he had sold the last 40kg of potatoes. How many kg of potatoes
  • Garden
    zahon_6 The garden has the shape of a rectangle measuring 19m20cm and 21m60cm. Mr. Novák will fence it. It wants the distance between adjacent pillars to be at least two meters and a maximum of three meters. He would also like the distances between the adjacent p
  • Two rectangles
    rectangles2_2 I cut out two rectangles with 54 cm², 90 cm². Their sides are expressed in whole centimeters. If I put these rectangles together I get a rectangle with an area of 144 cm2. What dimensions can this large rectangle have? Write all options. Explain your calc
  • One percent
    led One percent of all the lights in the city are LED, the remaining 99% are conventional. Other types are not there. John counted them honestly but he had counted only conventional. After a good dinner he registered numbers and he have notice that from all t
  • 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
  • Points on circle
    coordinates_circle In the Cartesian coordinate system with the origin O is a sketched circle k /O; r=2 cm/. Write all the points that lie on a circle k and whose coordinates are integers. Write all the points that lie on the circle I / O; r=5 cm / and whose coordinates are
  • Tower model
    tower Tower height is 300 meters, weight 8000 tons. How high is the model of the tower weight 1 kg? (State the result in the centimeters). The model is made from exactly the same material as the original no numbers need to be rounded. The result is a three-digi
  • Food weight
    vaha_21 Stacie is a resident at the medical facility where you work. You are asked to chart the amount of solid food that she consumes. For the noon meal, today she ate 1/2 of a 3-ounce serving of meatloaf, 3/4 of her 3-ounce serving of mashed potatoes, and 1/3 o
  • Toilets
    toilet A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one y
  • A farmer's heritage
    kone_dzokej A farmer died leaving his 17 horses to his 3 sons. When his sons opened up the Will it read: My eldest son should get 1/2 (half) of total horses; My middle son should be given 1/3rd (one-third) of the total horses; My youngest son should be given 1/9th (o
  • Solid food
    lízátky_1 Stacie is a resident at the medical facility where you work. You are asked to chart the amount of solid food that she consumes. For the noon meal, today she ate 1/2 of a 3-ounce serving of meatloaf, 3/4 of her 3-ounce serving of mashed potatoes, and 1/3 o
  • Evaluate 5
    parabola2 Evaluate expression x2−7x+12x−4 when x=−1
  • Cone
    cones Circular cone of height 15 cm and volume 5699 cm3 is at one-third of the height (measured from the bottom) cut by a plane parallel to the base. Calculate the radius and circumference of the circular cut.
  • The farmer
    zemiaky_4 The farmer brought potatoes to the market. In the first hour he sold two-fifths of the potatoes brought in, in the second hour he sold five-sixths of the remaining potatoes, and in the third hour, he sold the last 40 kg of potatoes. 1. Express a fraction
  • Direct route
    tourists From two different places A and B connected by a direct route, Adam (from city A) and Bohus (from city B) started at a constant speed. As Adam continued to go from A to B, Bohus turned around at the time of their meeting and at the same speed he returned
  • Pumps
    water_pump Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
  • Monty Hall
    Monty_open_door Suppose you're on a game show, and you're given the choice of three doors: Behind one door is a car; behind the others, goats. You pick a door, say No. 1, and the host, who knows what's behind the doors, opens another door, say No. 3, which has a goat. Wh
  • Snowman 2
    snowman_1 On the medal, which has the shape of a circle with a diameter 18 cm is sketched snowman so that the following requirements are met: 1. snowman is composed of three circles, 2. space over snowman is the same as under it, 3. diameters of all circles express

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