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  • Amazing number
    numbers4 An amazing number is name for such even number, the decomposition product of prime numbers has exactly three not necessarily different factors and the sum of all its divisors is equal to twice that number. Find all amazing numbers.
  • Plan scale
    geodet At what scale is drawn plan of the building, where one side of the building is 45 meters long is on the plan expressed by a straight line 12 mm long.
  • Two cars 2
    2cars Two cars started from two positions 87 km distant at the same time in opposite directions at speeds 81 km/h and 75 km/h. What was the distance between them after 2 hours 50 minutes of driving.
  • Cruise liner
    parnik_1 Cruise liner runs along the river between points A and B. The journey downstream takes 40 minutes 1 hour upriver. The flow rate of the river is 3 km/h. What is the speed of cruise liner?
  • Failure
    car_12 Drivers of passenger cars have calculated that at a speed of 60 km/h arrives at destination within 40 minutes. After 20 km refrain five minutes due a technical failure. How fast must go the rest of the way to the finish came at the scheduled time?
  • Fuel mileage
    fuel2 You have 3/8 tank of fuel. Estimate fuel consumption @ 6mpg. Estimate speed @ 50mph. Your fuel tank holds 200 gals. Figure out fuel mileage.
  • Highway
    truck_3 Six trucks will be used to build the roadside 18 days. After 3 days, two more trucks were sent to build. How long will it take for material move?
  • Vinegar
    vinegar We must dilute 16 liters of 8.8% aqueous vinegar to 4.1% one. How much water is necessary to add?
  • Cyclo trip
    cyclist_15 Eighth-graders took a full-day trip on a cycling course. They took 1/7 of the route to the first break and added another 3/7 of the route to lunch. They had 18 km left to the finish. How many kilometers did the trip route measure?
  • Decibel
    db A circuit has an input power of 58 mW. Its output power is 6 mW. What is the loss in decibels?
  • Copiers
    copy The new copier copying a folder of papers 5 min. faster than the old. The operator used new, but out of toner and exchange took 5 min. In that time copied on the old. The whole work has been done for 9 min. How long would the work done only by old copier?
  • Pumps
    pool_pump The tank is filled with two pumps in 16 minutes. The first pump is filled in 30 minutes earlier than two one. How many minutes is filled with the first pump?
  • Trapezoid MO-5-Z8
    lichobeznik_mo_z8 ABCD is a trapezoid that lime segment CE divided into a triangle and parallelogram as shown. Point F is the midpoint of CE, DF line passes through the center of the segment BE and the area of the triangle CDE is 3 cm2. Determine the area of the trapezoid
  • Motion
    bus_1 From two different locations distant 232 km started against car and bus. The car started at 5:20 with average speed 64 km/h. Bus started at 7:30 with average speed 80 km/h. When they meet? How many kilometers went the bus?
  • Five pupils
    lavicka_1 Five pupils clean 30 chairs one hour before four pupils. How many chairs clean one pupil in 1 hour?
  • Cars motion
    AB From point A car start at the speed of 90 km/h. Against it departs from the point B at the same time another car at 60 km/h. For how long and where they met if the distance between A and B is 180 km?
  • Reservoir + water
    cuboid_water Reservoir completely filled with water weighs 12 kg. After pouring off three quarters of the amount of water weights 3 kg. Calculate the weight and volume of the reservoir.
  • Flying
    aircraft-02_8 The airplane from Prague to Bratislava was flying at a speed of 60 km/h less and back by 70 km/h greater than the original speed. What was the original speed if the plane returned to Prague according to the timetable?
  • 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?
  • Icerink
    klzisko-korcule Rectangular rink with dimensions of 68.7 m and 561 dm must be covered with a layer of ice 4.2 cm thick. How many liters of water is necessary for the formation of ice when the volume of ice is 9.7% greater than the volume of water.

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