Prism - math word problems

  1. Uboid volume
    cuboid Calculate the cuboid volume if the walls are 30cm², 35cm², 42cm²
  2. Hexagon
    hexa_prism Calculate the surface of a regular hexagonal prism whose base edge a = 12cm and side edge b = 3 dm.
  3. Swimming pool
    bazen_1 The swimming pool has the shape of a block with dimensions of 70dm, 25m, 200cm. How many hl of water can fit into the pool?
  4. Cuboid face diagonals
    face_diagonals The lengths of the cuboid edges are in the ratio 1: 2: 3. Will the lengths of its diagonals be the same ratio? The cuboid has dimensions of 5 cm, 10 cm, and 15 cm. Calculate the size of the wall diagonals of this cuboid.
  5. Body diagonal
    kvadr_diagonal Calculate the volume of a cuboid whose body diagonal u is equal to 6.1 cm. Rectangular base has dimensions of 3.2 cm and 2.4 cm
  6. The cuboid
    nadrz The cuboid is filled to the brim with water. The external dimensions are 95 cm, 120 cm, and 60 cm. The thickness of all walls and the bottom is 5 cm. How many liters of water fit into the cuboid?
  7. Faces diagonals
    cuboid_1 If the diagonals of a cuboid are x, y, and z (wall diagonals or three faces) respectively than find the volume of a cuboid. Solve for x=1.2, y=1.7, z=1.45
  8. Wall and body diagonals
    diagonals_prism Calculate the lengths of the wall and body diagonals of the cuboid with edge dimensions of 0.5 m, 1 m, and 2 m
  9. Alien ship
    cube_in_sphere The alien ship has the shape of a sphere with a radius of r = 3000m, and its crew needs the ship to carry the collected research material in a cuboid box with a square base. Determine the length of the base and (and height h) so that the box has the large
  10. Wood prisms
    wood How many weight 25 prisms with dimensions 8x8x200 cm? 1 cubic meter of wood weighs 800 kg.
  11. Rainwater
    rain The garden area of 800 square meters fell 3mm of rainwater. How many 10 liters of water can we water this garden equally?
  12. Jared's room painting
    painter Jared wants to paint his room. The dimensions of the room are 12 feet by 15 feet, and the walls are 9 feet high. There are two windows that measure 6 feet by 5 feet each. There are two doors, whose dimensions are 30 inches by 6 feet each. If a gallon of pa
  13. The glass
    glass 1 m3 of glass weighs 2600 kg. Calculate the weight of the glass glazing panel with dimensions of 2.5 m and 3.8 m if the thickness of the glass is 0.8 cm
  14. Base of prism
    hranol3b The base of the perpendicular prism is a rectangular triangle whose legs length are at a 3: 4 ratio. The height of the prism is 2cm smaller than the larger base leg. Determine the volume of the prism if its surface is 468 cm2.
  15. Pebble
    koule_krychle The aquarium with internal dimensions of the bottom 40 cm × 35 cm and a height of 30 cm is filled with two-thirds of water. Calculate how many millimeters the water level in the aquarium rises by dipping a pebble-shaped sphere with a diameter of 18 cm.
  16. Aquarium
    akvarko The box-shaped aquarium is 40 cm high; the bottom has dimensions of 70 cm and 50 cm. Simon wanted to create an exciting environment for the fish, so he fixed three pillars to the bottom. They all have the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The base edge
  17. Three-quarters of its volume
    bazen2 The pool has a block shape with a length of 8m, a width of 5.3m and a depth of 1.5m. How many hl of water is in it if it is filled to three-quarters of its volume?
  18. Aquarium
    akvarko I have an aquarium that is 100 cm long and 40 cm wide and 40 cm in height. We fill it with water. How much will it weigh?
  19. Height of the room
    space_diagonal Given the floor area of a room as 24 feet by 48 feet and space diagonal of a room as 56 feet. Can you find the height of the room?
  20. Iceberg
    ice What is the surface area of 50 cm iceberg (in the shape of a cuboid) that can carry a man with luggage with a total weight of 120 kg?

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