Sphere - math word problems

Number of problems found: 105

  • Twice of radius
    gule How many times does the surface of a sphere decrease if we reduce its radius twice?
  • Two hemispheres
    hemisphere3 In a wooden hemisphere with a radius r = 1, a hemispherical depression with a radius r/2 was created so that the bases of both hemispheres lie in the same plane. What is the surface of the created body (including the surface of the depression)?
  • Clay balls
    balls2 How many clay balls with a radius of 1 cm can be made from a ball of clay with a radius of 8 cm?
  • Thousand balls
    balls2 We have to create a thousand balls from a sphere with a diameter of 1 m. What will be their radius?
  • Kostka
    sphere_in_cube Kostka je vepsána do koule o poloměru r = 6 cm. Kolik procent tvoří objem kostky z objemu koule?
  • Gas sphere
    sphere_tank The gas tank has the shape of a sphere with a diameter of 14 m. How many m3 of gas will fit in it?
  • The prison ball
    prisonBall Calculate the density of the material that the prison ball is made from if you know its diameter is 15cm and its weight is approximately 2.3kg. With the help of mathematical-physicochemical tables estimate what material the ball is made from.
  • The spacecraft
    Sputnik_670 The spacecraft spotted a radar device at altitude angle alpha = 34 degrees 37 minutes and had a distance of u = 615km from Earth's observation point. Calculate the distance d of the spacecraft from Earth at the moment of observation. Earth is considered a
  • Eight
    sphere_in_cube Eight small Christmas balls with a radius of 1 cm have the same volume as one large Christmas ball. What has a bigger surface: eight small balls, or one big ball?
  • The water tank
    hydroglobus The water tank has the shape of a sphere with a radius of 2 m. How many liters of water will fit in the tank? How many kilograms of paint do we need to paint the tank, if we paint with 1 kg of paint 10 m2?
  • The volume
    sphere_in_cube_1 The volume of the sphere is 1 m ^ 3, what is its surface?
  • Sphere parts, segment
    gulovy_odsek A sphere with a diameter of 20.6 cm, the cut is a circle with a diameter of 16.2 cm. .What are the volume of the segment and the surface of the segment?
  • Inscribed circle
    Cube_with_inscribed_sphere A circle is inscribed at the bottom wall of the cube with an edge (a = 1). What is the radius of the spherical surface that contains this circle and one of the vertex of the top cube base?
  • Hemisphere cut
    odsek_gule Calculate the volume of the spherical layer that remains from the hemisphere after the 3 cm section is cut. The height of the hemisphere is 10 cm.
  • What percentage
    astronaut What percentage of the Earth’s surface is seen by an astronaut from a height of h = 350 km. Take the Earth as a sphere with the radius R = 6370 km
  • 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
  • Volume of sphere
    sphere_in_cube How many times does the volume of a sphere increase if its radius increases 2 ×?
  • Tangent spheres
    tangent_spheres A sphere with a radius of 1 m is placed in the corner of the room. What is the largest sphere size that fits into the corner behind it? Additional info: Two spheres are placed in a corner of a room. The spheres are each tangent to the walls and floor and
  • Brass sphere
    ball1 Find the weight of a brass ball with an outer radius of 12 cm, a wall thickness of 20 mm if the density of the brass is 8.5 g/cm3.
  • Spherical segment
    SphericalSegment_1000 Calculate the volume of a spherical segment 18 cm high. The diameter of the lower base is 80 cm, the upper base 60 cm.

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