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  • Reconstruction of the corridor
    koridor Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac
  • Rotation of the Earth
    earth Calculate the circumferential speed of the Earth's surface at a latitude of 61°​​. Consider a globe with a radius of 6378 km.
  • Trolleybus
    trolejbus_ba Trolleybus line No. 206 measured 24 km. If the trolleybus goes faster by 5 km/h, the way there and back would is shorter by 33 minutes. Calculate the trolleybus speed and how much time it takes a return trip.
  • Crossroads
    crossroad A passenger car and an ambulance come to the rectangular crossroad, the ambulance left. Passenger car at speed 39 km/h and ambulance at 41 km/h. Calculate such a relative speed of the ambulance move to the car.
  • Engineer Kažimír
    demagog_smer The difference between politicians-demagogues and reasonable person with at least primary education beautifully illustrated by the TV show example. "Engineer" Kažimír says that during their tenure there was a large decline in the price of natural gas, pri
  • Eiffel Tower
    eiffel_tower Eiffel Tower in Paris is 300 meters high and is made of steel. Its weight is 8000 tons. How tall is the tower model made ​​of the same material if it weighs is 2.4 kg?
  • Profitable bank deposit 2012
    eurocoins Calculate the value of what money lose creditor with a deposit € 9500 for 4 years if the entire duration is interest 2.6% p.a. and tax on interest is 19%. Annual inflation is 3.7% (Calculate what you will lose if you leave money lying idle at negative int
  • Speed of Slovakian trains
    zssk_train Rudolf decided to take the train from the station 'Ostratice' to 'Horné Ozorovce'. In the train timetables found train Os 5409 : km 0 Chynorany 15:17 5 Ostratice 15:23 15:23 8 Rybany 15:27 15:27 10 Dolné Naštice 15:31 15:31 14 Bánovce nad Bebravou 15:35 1

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