# Unit conversion - math word problems - page 20

1. Mail train
The speed of mail train is 1370 meter per minute. Express it in miles per hour correct to three significant figure . Given that 1 meter =39.37 inches.
2. The third
The one-third rod is blue, one-half of the rod is red, the rest of the rod is white and measures 8 cm. How long is the whole rod?
3. Find the
Find the volume of a quadrangle prism high 2dm whose base is a square with a side 15cm.
4. Interior designer
To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies?
5. Sand path
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. A clock
A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
7. The room
The room has a cuboid shape with dimensions: length 50m and width 60dm and height 300cm. Calculate how much this room will cost paint (floor is not painted) if the window and door area is 15% of the total area and 1m2 cost 15 euro.
8. Base of house
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.
9. Two trains
Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it tak
10. The tank
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?
11. Fruit juice
Fruit juice contains 37.5% sugar. How many percents of sugar will be in the flavored mineral that we prepare from 100 grams of fruit juice and 1.4 liters of mineral? (1 liter = 1 kg)
12. Circular pool
The 3.6-meter pool has a depth of 90 cm. How many liters of water is in the pool?
13. The coil
How many ropes (the diameter 8 mm) fit on the coil (threads are wrapped close together) The coil has dimension: the inner diameter 400mm, the outside diameter 800mm and the length of the coil is 470mm
14. Bean bag
A student tossed a bean bag. It landed 216 inches away. How many yards are equal to 216 inches?
15. Steps
Walkway from the house to the school is 180 m long. How many more steps Michael makes than his father on the way to school, if the length of Michael's step is 60 cm and the length of his father's step is 90 cm.
16. Area of garden
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 increas
17. Annual rainfall
The average annual rainfall is 686 mm. How many liters will fall on the 1-hectare field?
18. How much
How much money will we pay for 20 planks 4m long, 15cm wide and 26mm thick when 1m³ of wood costs 4500kč?
19. Resistance of the resistor
The resistor terminals have a voltage of 20 V and a current of 5 mA is passed through. What is the resistance of the resistor?
20. One kilogram
The apple weighs 125 grams and half apple. How many apples weigh 1 kilogram?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Enter it, and we can try to solve it.

To this e-mail address, we will reply solution; solved examples are also published here. Please enter e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.