Statistics - math word problems

  1. Coordinates of a centroind
    triangle_234 Let’s A = [3, 2, 0], B = [1, -2, 4] and C = [1, 1, 1] be 3 points in space. Calculate the coordinates of the centroid of △ABC (the intersection of the medians).
  2. Corona virus
    covid19 Calculate an estimate of the percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) declined due to the quarantine related to the corona COVID-19 virus that lasts for 2 months, during which time the economic activity is down by 80%.
  3. Aircraft angines
    aircraft-02 The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
  4. Sick days
    flu In Canada, there are typically 261 working days per year. If there is a 4.9% chance that an employee takes a sick day. .. what is the probability an employee will use 17 OR MORE sick days in a year?
  5. Average monthly salary
    penize A total of 10 teachers work at one small school in Moravia. The monthly salary of each is 21,500 CZK or 21,800 CZK or 22,500 CZK according to their education and age. The average monthly salary for this school's teacher is 21 850 CZK. How many teachers of
  6. Panel house
    workers The construction company has two groups of workers. Group A has more members than B. Panel house was insulated by group A in 10 days. The same block of flats was insulated together in 6 days. How many days would group B block insulate?
  7. Basketball team
    meter The heights of five starters on redwood high’s basketball team are 5’11”, 6’3”, 6’6”, 6’2” and 6’. The average of height of these players is?
  8. The bar chart
    test The bar chart shows the results of the math test. How many% of pupils achieved approximately better results than the average of the class? Diagram: 1-10 pupils, 2-4 pupils, 3-6 pupils, 4-2 pupils, 5-4 pupils. (lowest result are better)
  9. Ball bearings
    normal_d One bearing is selected from the shipment of ball bearings. It is known from previous deliveries that the inner bearing radius can be considered as a normal distribution of N (µ = 0.400, σ2 = 25.10^−6). Calculate the probability that the selected radius w
  10. Trees avg
    stromcek The worker planted 96 trees on Monday, 120 on Tuesday and 61 trees on Wednesday. How many trees did he plant on Thursday if he averaged 105 trees per day?
  11. Heptagonal pyramid
    truncated_hexagonal_pyramid A hardwood for a column is in the form of a frustum of a regular heptagonal pyramid. The lower base edge is 18 cm and the upper base of 14 cm. The altitude is 30 cm. Determine the weight in kg if the density of the wood is 10 grams/cm3.
  12. Mixture of nuts
    vahy2 The mixture of nuts should be prepared from almonds, peanuts and cashew nuts ratio 1: 2: 3 (respectively). The price of almonds is 150 CZK/kg, the price of peanuts is 140 CZK/kg and the price of cashew nuts is 180 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is deter
  13. Father and sons
    family Father is 27 and his sons 2 and one year. In how many years will his sons sum up to half his age?
  14. 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
  15. AM of three numbers
    arithmet_seq The number 2010 can be written as the sum of 3 consecutive natural numbers. Determine the arithmetic mean of these numbers.
  16. Frustum of a cone
    cone-frustrum A reservoir contains 28.54 m3 of water when completely full. The diameter of the upper base is 3.5 m while at the lower base is 2.5 m. Determine the height if the reservoir is in the form of a frustum of a right circular cone.
  17. The escalator
    eskalator I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the direction of the stairs and write down the number of steps A we climbed. Then we turn around and run it at the same constant speed in the opposite direction and write down the number of steps B that I clim
  18. In center
    number_line What number lies in the center between a quarter of a fifth and a half of a third on the number axis?
  19. The sum
    seq_sum The sum of the first 10 members of the arithmetic sequence is 120. What will be the sum if the difference is reduced by 2?
  20. Holidaymakers
    chata A total of 94270 holidaymakers spent part of their holiday in 50 hotels a year. On average, how many vacationers are there for one hotel?

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