# Square root - math word problems

- Volume of wood

Every year, at the same time, an increase in the volume of wood in the forest is measured. The increase is regularly p% compared to the previous year. If in 10 years the volume of wood has increased by 10%, what is the number p? - Suppose

Suppose you know that the length of a line segment is 15, x2=6, y2=14 and x1= -3. Find the possible value of y1. Is there more than one possible answer? Why or why not? - Triangular pyramid

A regular tetrahedron is a triangular pyramid whose base and walls are identical equilateral triangles. Calculate the height of this body if the edge length is a = 8 cm - One third power

Which equation justifies why ten to the one-third power equals the cube root of ten? - Length of the edge

Find the length of the edge of a cube that has a cm^{2}surface and a volume in cm^{3}expressed by the same number. - Uboid volume

Calculate the cuboid volume if the walls are 30cm², 35cm², 42cm² - The schoolyard

The schoolyard had the shape of a square with an 11m side. The yard has been enlarged by 75 m^{2}and has a square shape again. How many meters was each side of the yard enlarged? - A rectangle 2

A rectangle has a diagonal length of 74cm. Its side lengths are in ratio 5:3. Find its side lengths. - Radius

Find the radius of the circle with area S = 200 cm². - Secret treasure

Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure. - The tickets

The tickets to the show cost some integer number greater than 1. Also, the sum of the price of the children's and adult tickets, as well as their product, was the power of the prime number. Find all possible ticket prices. - Three members GP

The sum of three numbers in GP (geometric progression) is 21 and the sum of their squares is 189. Find the numbers. - Six speeds

A drilling machine is to have 6 speed ranging from 50 to 750 revolution per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values. - The sides 2

The sides of a trapezoid are in the ratio 2:5:8:5. The trapezoid’s area is 245. Find the height and the perimeter of the trapezoid. - Find parameters

Find parameters of the circle in the plane - coordinates of center and radius: ? - Profit growth

The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods? - A screen

A screen is 1680 x 1050 pixels. What are the coordinates (and size in pixels) of an centered area which is exactly 33% of the screen size? - Cincinnati

A map is placed on a coordinate grid. Cincinnati located at (5,4) and San Diego is located at (-10, -3). How far apart is Cincinnati from San Diego on the map? Round to the nearest tenth. - Triangular pyramid

What is the volume of a regular triangular pyramid with a side 3 cm long? - Completing square

Solve the quadratic equation: m^{2}=4m+20 using completing the square method

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