Unit conversion - math word problems

  1. Paper box
    prism3s_4 Calculate how much we'll pay for a three-side shaped prism box with a triangular base, and if it measures 12cm and 1.6dm, the hypotenuse measures 200mm. The box is 34cm high. We pay 0,13 € per square meter of paper.
  2. Rectangles
    rectangles2_3 How many different rectangles with sides integers (in mm) have a circumference exactly 1000 cm?
  3. Hectoliters
    sudy_4 How many hectoliters of water is in garden barrel with 90 cm diameter and a height of 1.3 m, if it is filled to 80% of its capacity?
  4. Christmas napkins
    stromcek_5 The girls embroidered Christmas napkins. Each napkin had the shape of a triangle with sides of 5 dm, 60 cm, and 800 mm. How many cms did the girls sew if they made 15 napkins?
  5. Sand path
    sand_1 How many m3 of sand is needed to fill the 1.5m wide path around a rectangular flowerbed of 8m and 14m if the sand layer is 6cm high?
  6. An oil
    valec2_13 An oil drum is cut in half. One half is used as a water trough. Use the dimensions; length 82cm, width 56cm to estimate the capacity of the water trough in liters.
  7. Resistance
    Rezistor_2 A resistor having an electrical resistance of 1.5 k ohms passes an electrical current of 0.1 A. Calculate what voltage is between the terminals of the resistor.
  8. Scientific notation
    scientific Approximately 7.5x105 gallons of water flow over a waterfall each second. There are 8.6x104 seconds in 1 day. Select the approximate number of gallons of water that flow over the waterfall in 1 day.
  9. Customary length
    inch Convert length 65yd 2 ft to ft
  10. Find the
    cuboid_16 Find the volume of a quadrangle prism high 2dm whose base is a square with a side 15cm.
  11. The tank
    nadrz_15 The tank is full up to 4/5 of the total height and contains 240 hl of water. The area of the base is 6 square meters. What is the height of the tank?
  12. Base of house
    domcek_4 Calculate the volume of the bases of a square house, if the base depth is 1.2 m, the width is 40 cm and their outer circumference is 40.7 m.
  13. Circular pool
    b1 The 3.6-meter pool has a depth of 90 cm. How many liters of water is in the pool?
  14. Scale of plan
    zahrada_4 On the plan of the village in the scale of 1: 1000 a rectangular garden is drawn. Its dimensions on the plan are 25mm and 28mm. Determine the area of the garden in ares.
  15. Car driver
    cars_26 The car driver is in town A and is scheduled to be in town B at a specified hour. If it travels at an average speed of 50km/h, it will arrive in city B 30 minutes later. But if he travels at an average speed of 70km/h, he would arrive half an hour earlie
  16. Area of garden
    garden_20 If the width of the rectangular garden is decreased by 2 meters and its length is increased by 5 meters, the area of the rectangle will be 0.2 ares larger. If the width and the length of the garden will increase by 3 meters, its original size will increa
  17. Overload
    aircraft-02_10 What overload in g (g-force) has passed the pilot if he accelerated from 0 to 600 km/h in 3 seconds?
  18. The Scout Tent
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik_2 The Scout Tent has a rectangular wooden underlay with dimensions of 220 cm and 150 cm. How much canvas is needed for a 170 cm high of pyramid roof?
  19. Volcano
    volcano The crater of a volcano is approximately in the shape of a cone of a base 3.1416 sq. Mi. The crater's depth is 1500 ft. How many cubic yards of earth would be required to fill this cavity?
  20. Two brothers
    mapa_ta3_3 The two brothers were to be divided according to the will of land at an area of 1ha 86a 30m2 in a ratio of 5:4. How many will everyone get?

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