Unit conversion - math word problems

  1. Dig water well
    studna_2 Mr. Zeman digging a well. Its diameter is 120 cm, and plans to 3.5 meters deep. How long (at least) must be a ladder, after which Mr. Zeman would have eventually come out?
  2. Grass garden
    koseni Mr. Grass would itself be mowed garden for 5 hours. His son Michael could do it for 7 hours. They agreed that they wake up at 5 am and begins to mow together. Ms. Grass needs drive into town at 8.30. Michael says that at that time they're done with work.
  3. Percitipation - meteo
    percipitation Do you have any tip for calc percitipation on a lnd ? Example on 2 ha falls to 5 mm, how many cubic meters is it?
  4. Mountain railway
    semmering Height difference between points A, B of railway line is 38.5 meters, their horizontal distance is 3.5 km. Determine average climb in permille up the track.
  5. TV diagonal
    tv_diagonal Diagonal TV is 0.56 m long, how big the television sreen is if the aspect ratio is 16:9?
  6. Mass
    tubes The thickness of a metallic tube is 1cm and its outer radius is 11cm. Find the mass of such 1m long tube, if the density of the metal is 7.5g per cubic cm.
  7. Squares
    squares_6 Calculate the area of square and result round to square decimeters. a) a = 1,52 dm b) a = 13 268mm c) a = 562 cm d) a = 1,52 m
  8. Glass
    sklo At the glass shop we have to cut 8 sheets of glass. Each was shaped a square with sides of 18 cm. We paid 44 CZK. How much is a 1 m2 of glass?
  9. Metal box
    box1 How much metal we need for the production of box with dimensions 5 dm, 30 cm and a height of 1 m? Add 12% of the waste and folds.
  10. Pine wood
    dre-borovica From a trunk of pine 6m long and 35 cm in diameter with a carved beam with a cross-section in the shape of a square so that the square had the greatest content area. Calculate the length of the sides of a square. Calculate the volume in cubic meters of lu
  11. Cuboid 5
    drevo_1 Calculate the mass of the cuboid with dimensions of 12 cm; 0.8 dm and 100 mm made from spruce wood (density = 550 kg/m3).
  12. Aquarium
    akvarko Aquarium is cube with edge 45 cm. How much water can fit in there?
  13. Aluminum wire
    drat Aluminum wire of 3 mm diameter has a total weight of 1909 kg and a density of 2700 kg/m3. How long is the wire bundle?
  14. Air pressure
    air_pressure The meteorological station measured the air pressure of 1060 hPa (hectopascals). In addition to measuring instruments, there is a residential house that has a flat roof with dimensions of 10 m and 28 m. What pressure force in MN (meganewtons) force the a
  15. Tank
    24-022W_L How many minutes does it take to fill the tank to 25 cubic meters of water filled 150hl per hour?
  16. Dusan
    parkets a) Dusan break two same window, which has triangular shape with a length of 0.8 m and corresponding height 9.5 dm. Find how many dm2 of glass he needs to buy for glazing of these windows. b) Since the money to fix Dusan has not, must go to the paint jo
  17. Nightingale
    slavik Nightingale sang five seconds for 5 hours and 5 minutes. How many seconds were missing to sing 10 hours?
  18. Journey
    ud2 Charles and Eva stands in front of his house, Charles went to school south at speed 5.4 km/h, Eva went to the store on a bicycle eastwards at speed 21.6 km/h. How far apart they are after 10 minutes?
  19. Conversion of units
    meter_2 Complete the following length data
  20. The pot
    hrniec_1 Diameter of the pot 38 cm. The height is 30 cm. How many liters of water can fit in the pot?

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