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  • Map
    mapa_bce Forest has an area of ​​36 ha. How much area is occupied by forest on the map at scale 1:500?
  • Sprayers
    postrekovac The vineyard can be sprayed first sprayer in 5 hours and with the second in 8 hours. How long would it take if we use sprayers both at once?
  • Tourists
    hiking From the cottage started first group of tourists at 10:00 AM at speed 4 km/h. The second started after them 47 minutes later at speed 6 km/h. How long and how many kilometers from the cottage will catch the first group?
  • Acceleration
    caR The car accelerates at rate 0.5m/s2. How long travels 400 meters and what will be its speed?
  • Pedestrian and the cyclist
    cyklista_1 Pedestrian and cyclist went against each from the two cities that are distant 40 km. Pedestrian started 30 minutes before the cyclist and walk an average speed of 5 km/h. What speed went cyclist when met after 120 minutes from the start of the pedestrian?
  • Sales of products
    cukriky_9 For 80 pieces of two quality products a total sales is 175 Eur. If the first quality product was sold for n EUR per piece (n natural number) and the second quality product after 2 EUR per piece. How many pieces of the first quality were sold?
  • Elevator
    vytah The panel house has ten over-ground floors and four underground. The lift goes from the ground floor to 2nd floors, then goes down to 3rd underground floors, then 9 floors up and finally 4 floors down. To what story elevator come? How many floors did it c
  • Triangle ABC
    rozbor_triangle Construct a triangle ABC is is given c = 60mm hc = 40 mm and b = 48 mm analysis procedure steps construction
  • Inclined plane
    naklonena_rovina On the inclined plane with an angle of inclination of 30 ° we will put body (fixed point) with mass 2 kg. Determine the acceleration of the body motion on an inclined plane.
  • Truck
    truck Truck went for 4 hours and 30 minutes. If truck increase speed by 11 km/h, went same distance in 2 hours. Calculate this distance.
  • Timber log
    water3 The ship goes from point x to y. Downstream it takes 4 hours, upstream 6 hours. How long does it take from a point x to y a log?
  • Bus vs. train
    bus_vs_train Bus started from point A 10 minutes before the train started from the same place. The bus went an average speed of 49 km/h, train 77 km/h. To point B train and bus arrived simultaneously. Calculate time of train journey, if train and bus travelled the sam
  • G forces
    car_crash Calculate deceleration of car (as multiple of gravitational acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2) which occurs when a car in a frontal collision slows down uniformly from a speed 111 km/h to 0 km/h in 1.2 meters trajectory.
  • Acids
    acids 70% acid was make from same acid of two different concentrations. Amount weaker acid to the stronger acid is in ratio 2:1. What was the concentration of the weaker acid, if stronger had 91% concentration?
  • Cyclist and car
    cyclist_4 A cyclist who runs at a speed of 20km per hour will arrive at the finish in 4.5 hours. How fast does the car have to drive the same route in 2 hours?
  • MO 2016 Numerical axis
    osa Cat's school use a special numerical axis. The distance between the numbers 1 and 2 is 1 cm, the distance between the numbers 2 and 3 is 3 cm, between the numbers 3 and 4 is 5 cm and so on, the distance between the next pair of natural numbers is always i
  • Journey
    ud2 Charles and Eva stands in front of his house, Charles went to school south at speed 5.4 km/h, Eva went to the store on a bicycle eastwards at speed 21.6 km/h. How far apart they are after 10 minutes?
  • Coffee
    arabica_robusta Coffee merchant has coffee robusta and arabica species. 1 kg Robusta worth 450 CZK, Arabica 1 kg is 300 CZK more expensive. Calculate how many kilograms of Robusta and Arabica will need to produce 30 kg of the mixture so that the mixture cost is 490 CZK p
  • Train and car
    car_vs_train The train and the car started at a constant speed to journey. When the train travels 87 km, the car travels 97 km. How many km travels the train when the car travels 87 km?
  • 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?

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