Quadratic equation - high school - math problems

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  • Copiers
    copy The new copier copying a folder of papers 5 min. faster than the old. The operator used new, but out of toner and exchange took 5 min. In that time copied on the old. The whole work has been done for 9 min. How long would the work done only by old copier?
  • Faces diagonals
    cuboid_1 If a cuboid's diagonals are x, y, and z (wall diagonals or three faces), then find the cuboid volume. Solve for x=1.3, y=1, z=1.2
  • Two workers
    workers_20 Two workers should fulfill certain task together for 5 days. If the first worker increased their performance twice and second twice fell, it took them just four days. For how many days would handle the entire task first worker himself?
  • Perimeter and legs
    RT_triangle Determine the perimeter of a right triangle if the length of one leg is 75% length of the second leg and its content area is 24 cm2.
  • Average age
    age_4 The average age of all people at the celebration was equal to the number of people present. After the departure of one person who was 29 years old, average age was again equal to the number present. How many people were originally to celebrate?
  • Birthdays
    bonbons_1 In the classroom, students always give candy to their classmates on their birthdays. The birthday person always gives each one candy, and he does not give himself. A total of 650 candies were distributed in the class per year. How many students are in the
  • Dimensions of the trapezoid
    lichobeznik One of the bases of the trapezoid is one-fifth larger than its height, the second base is 1 cm larger than its height. Find the dimensions of the trapezoid if its area is 115 cm2
  • Two groves
    hajovna Two groves A, B are separated by a forest, both are visible from the hunting grove C, which is connected to both by direct roads. What will be the length of the projected road from A to B, if AC = 5004 m, BC = 2600 m and angle ABC = 53° 45 ’?
  • Trains
    trains_toys From station 130 km away started passenger train and after 2.2 hours after the express train, which travels 37 km an hour more. Express train finish journey 7 minutes early. Calculate the average speed of this two trains.
  • Cuboid walls
    cuboid_9 Calculate the cuboid volume if its different walls have an area of 195cm², 135cm², and 117cm².
  • Right triangle eq2
    rt_2 Hypotenuse of a right triangle is 9 cm longer than one leg and 8 cm longer than the second leg. Determine the circumference and area of a triangle.
  • The hall
    lucerna The hall had a rectangular ground plan one dimension 20 m longer than the other. After rebuilding the length of the hall declined by 5 m and the width has increased by 10 m. Floor area increased by 300 m2. What were the original dimensions of the hall?
  • Flying
    aircraft-02_8 The airplane from Prague to Bratislava was flying at a speed of 60 km/h less and back by 70 km/h greater than the original speed. What was the original speed if the plane returned to Prague according to the timetable?
  • A photograph
    photo A photograph will stick to a white square letter with a x cm length. The photo is 3/4 x cm long and 20 cm wide than the width of the paper. The surface of the remaining paper surrounding the photograph is 990 cm2. Find the size of paper and photo.
  • Ratio of sides
    described_circle2 Calculate the area of a circle with the same circumference as the circumference of the rectangle inscribed with a circle with a radius of r 9 cm so that its sides are in ratio 2 to 7.
  • Before yesterday
    percent He merchant adds a sale sign in his shop window to the showed pair of shoes in the morning: "Today by p% cheaper than yesterday. " After a while, however, he decided that the sign saying: "Today 62.5% cheaper than the day before yesterday". Determine the
  • Cuboid - volume and areas
    cuboid_10 The cuboid has a volume of 250 cm3, a surface of 250 cm2 and one side 5 cm long. How do I calculate the remaining sides?
  • Rhombus and inscribed circle
    rhombus_2 It is given a rhombus with side a = 6 cm and the radius of the inscribed circle r = 2 cm. Calculate the length of its two diagonals.
  • Young mathematician
    age_1 One young mathematician was bored again. He found that the average age of people in the room where the seminar is equal to its count. Then his 29-year-old brother entered this room. Even then, the average age of all present was the same as the count of pe
  • Solid cuboid
    cuboid_18 A solid cuboid has a volume of 40 cm3. The cuboid has a total surface area of 100 cm squared. One edge of the cuboid has a length of 2 cm. Find the length of a diagonal of the cuboid. Give your answer correct to 3 sig. Fig.

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