Themes, topics - math word problems

  1. Inscribed circle
    Su55k02_m10 Write the equation of a incircle of the triangle KLM if K [2,1], L [6,4], M [6,1].
  2. Pool
    inlet Pool is filled with two water supply. The first supply fill pool for nine hours, the second for six hours. How many hours will take fill the pool when the water flows in through the first supply 3 hours and then we will open a second supply?
  3. Welders
    svarec Welder do the job for six hours, the second one for 8 hours. How long do the job third welder if all together can do job in 2 hours?
  4. Square ABCD
    squares_5 Construct a square ABCD with cente S [3,2] and the side a = 4 cm. Point A lies on the x-axis. Construct square image in the displacement given by oriented segment SS'; S` [-1 - 4].
  5. Sputnik
    sputnik The first Earth satellite was flying at speed 8000 m/s. At that rate he circled the earth in 82 minutes. Jet flies at an average speed 800 km/h. How long would it take circle the earth round?
  6. The creek
    potok Workers cleaned the creek within 3 days. The first day cleanse one-fifth the length of the creek, the next day 40% of the length of the stream and the third day 8 km length of the creek. How long is a creek?
  7. James
    nine James paints a fence. If every day instead of 14 planks painted 16 would be done on one day earlier. How many of planks has a fence altogether?
  8. Cleaners
    clean Milan would clean up the room for 2.5 hours, Eric would take 10 hours. How long they swept the room together?
  9. MO-Z5-3-66 tiles
    stvorce The picture shows a square tiles with side 10 dm which is composed of four identical small rectangles and squares. Circumference of small square is five times smaller than the circumference of the entire tile. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle.
  10. The ship
    ship_1 The ship went upstream speed of 20 km/h in relation to water. River flows at speed 10 km/h. After half an hour, he stopped and returned downstream to the starting point. How long it took way back when even if downstream speed of ship is 20 km/h in relation
  11. Fog
    fog The car started in fog at speed 30 km/h. After a 12-minute drive, the fog dissipated and the driver drove next 12 minutes distance 17 km. On the last 17 km long again the driving conditions deteriorated and the driver drove the speed of 51 km/h. a) Calcu
  12. Boots
    vysoke-cizmy Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for 1 day, third on 1.5 day. If they worked together, for how long it would take made a couple of boots?
  13. Bob and Bobek
    bob_a_bobek At 10h 20min runs Bobek from hat at average speed 12 km/h. At what time must run out Bob at speed 18 km/h to catch him 9 kilometers from the hat?
  14. Double-track
    vlak_1 On double-track express met with a freight train. Express travel at speed 72 km/h, a freight train at speed 36 km/h. After what time period will be from 9 km apart?
  15. Bonbons 2
    bonbons_1 Kilo sweets will cost 260 CZK. The first type has a price per 320 kg, the second type 240 CZK per kg. How many kilos of both kinds of sweets need to prepare a 100 kg mixture ?
  16. Square
    rectangle2 Draw a square on the edge of a = 4 cm. Mark the center of symmetry S and all axes of symmetry. How many axes of symmetry does? Write down.
  17. Concentration
    ocet_1 How 0.5 liters of 8% vinegar diluted to a concentration of 20 hundredths % of vinegar? How many liters of water must be pour?
  18. 5 pumps
    pump Five pump to pump 3 hours 1600 hl of water. How long pumped same amount of water 4 pumps?
  19. Average speed
    earth_2 What is the average speed you have to move the way around the world in 80 days? (Path along the equator, round to km/h).
  20. Alcohol 2
    alko Two types of alcohol one 63% and second 75% give 20 liters of 69% alcohol. How many liters of each type are in the mixture?

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