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  • Map 2
    world_map_atlas At what scale is made map if the distance 8.2 km corresponds on the map segment 5 cm long?
  • Three workers
    three_workers Three workers A, B, C have to work on a specific task. Workers A and B completed whole task in 14 days, B together with C for 23 days, A together with C for 13 days. How long it would take to complete the task every one of them alone? How long it would ta
  • Movement
    peleton From the crossing of two perpendicular roads started two cyclists (each at different road). One runs at average speed 28 km/h, the second at average speed 24 km/h. Determine the distance between them after 45 minutes cycling.
  • Map - climb
    Lanovka_na_skalnate_pleso On the map of High Tatras in scale 1:11000 are cable car stations in the Tatranska Lomnica and in the Skalnate Pleso with distance 354.6 mm. Altitude of this stations are 949 m and 1760 m. What is average angle of climb of this cable car track?
  • Brass tube
    Ms_trubka The outer perimeter of brass tube (ρ = 8.5 g/cm3) is 38 cm. Its mass is 5 kg, length 54 cm. What is the pipe wall thickness?
  • Drinking water
    blue-barrel A man drinks a keg of water in 40 days, and a woman drinks in 62 days. How many days do they consume a keg together?
  • Ball
    balicstic Ball was fired at an angle of 35° at initial velocity 437 m/s. Determine the length of the litter. (g = 9.81 m/s2).
  • Trains
    trains_toys From station 130 km away started passenger train and after 2.2 hours after the express train, which travels 37 km an hour more. Express train finish journey 7 minutes early. Calculate the average speed of this two trains.
  • Automaker
    car_manufactury The automaker now produces daily 4 new cars more than last year so the production of 360 cars will save just one full working day. How many working days to produce 360 vehicles needed last year?
  • Madams
    womans During the spring cleaning ladies going to wash windows. Mother takes wash all the windows 5 hours, the grandmother 3 times longer and Paula wash all windows in 2 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working together
  • Walkers
    chodci From points A and B simultaneously started against each other two walkers. After meeting both continue to B. Second walker came to B 2 hours before the first walker. It's speed is 2.7 times of speed of the first pedestrian. How many hours went pedestrians
  • Motion2
    car_cycle Cyclist started out of town at 19 km/h. After 0.7 hours car started behind him in the same direction and caught up with him for 23 minutes. How fast and how long went car from the city to caught cyclist?
  • Train
    sncf The train is running at speeds of 96 km/h. From the beginning of braking to full stop train run for 3.3 minutes. If the train slows the braking equally, calculate the distance of the place from the station where you need to start to brake.
  • Free fall
    volny_pad Lloyd fall from height 7 m. Calculate the speed he hit the ground when falling with acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2
  • Electronics: Resistors in parallel
    resistors_1 From relation for calculating the resistance of parallel combination of resistors: ? Calculate the R, if R1 = 2Ω a R2 = 15Ω
  • Floor
    map_mierka The floor area of ​​the room is 31 m2 and has a width of 4.3 m. How many centimeters of circumference measured floor on the map at the scale 1:75?
  • Fire tank
    fireman Whole fire tank was discharged once in 5 days by first out by second in $n days. Once firefighters pumped out 6/13 of water out from the tank and then let the water flow out both drain. How long take empty the tank?
  • Forestry workers
    forestry_workers In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days are needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a d
  • Two runners
    sprinters_1 Two runners ran simultaneously towards each other from locations distant 34.6 km. The average speed of the first runner was 1/5 higher than the average speed of the second runner. How long should each ran a 34.6 km, if you know that they meet after 67 min
  • Pipes
    water_pipe Water pipe has a cross-section 1087 cm2. An hour has passed 960 m3 of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm2 per 9 hours if water flow same speed?

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