Unit conversion - math word problems

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  • Square tiles
    dlazdice_1 The room has dimensions 12 meters and 5.6 meters. Determine the number of square tiles and their largest dimension to exactly cover the floor.
  • Map
    cycle_map On the tourist map at a scale of 1 : 50000 is distance between two points along a straight road 3.7 cm. How long travels this distance on a bike at 30 km/h? Time express in minutes.
  • The cyclist
    cyclist The cyclist went from village to town. First half of journey went at 20 km/h. The second half of the journey, which mostly fell, went at 39 km/h. All journey took 88 minutes. Calculate the distance from the village to the town.
  • Cu thief
    trolleywire_1 The thief stole 121 meters copper wire with cross-section area of 103 mm2. Calculate how much money gets in the scrap redemption, if redeemed copper for 4.6 eur/kg? The density of copper is 8.96 t/m3.
  • Garden exchange
    land The garden has the shape of a rectangular trapezoid, the bases of which have dimensions of 60 m and 30 m and a vertical arm of 40 m. The owner exchanged this garden for a parallelogram, the area of which is 7/9 of the area of a trapezoidal garden. What is
  • River
    kongo_river Calculate how many promiles river Dunaj average falls, if on section long 957 km flowing water from 1454 m AMSL to 101 m AMSL.
  • Observation tower
    ship_1 From the observation tower at a height of 105 m above sea level, the ship is aimed at a depth angle of 1° 49´. How far is the ship from the base of the tower?
  • Failure
    car_12 Drivers of passenger cars have calculated that at a speed of 60 km/h arrives at destination within 40 minutes. After 20 km refrain five minutes due a technical failure. How fast must go the rest of the way to the finish came at the scheduled time?
  • Wall thickness
    sphere_Nickel The hollow metal ball has an outside diameter of 40 cm. Determine the wall thickness if the weight is 25 kg and the metal density is 8.45 g/cm3.
  • Cheops pyramid
    Pyramid-cheops The Pyramid of Cheops is a pyramid with a square base with a side of 233 m and a height of 146.6 m. It made from limestone with a density of 2.7 g/cm3. Calculate the amount of stone in tons. How many trains with 30 twenty tons wagons carry the stone?
  • Gutter
    okap How much metal is needed for production 60 pieces of gutter pipes with the diameter 17 cm and length of 6 m? The plate bends add 6% of the material.
  • Trench
    lichobeznik_4 The trench is a four-sided prism. The cross section has a trapezoidal shape with basements of 4m and 6m, the length of the trench is 30m. What is the depth of the trench if we dig 60,000 l of soil.
  • Electrics - conductor
    wire_2 The wire is 106 meters long at 0 °C and at every temperature increase of 1 °C the length increases by 0.15 mm per 1 m length of wire. Determine a function which represents the overall length of the wire as a function of temperature. What is the length of
  • 3d printer
    filament 3D printing ABS filament with diameter 1.75 mm has density 1.04 g/cm3. Find the length of m = 5 kg spool filament. (how to calculate length)
  • Butter
    factory_butter At the Orville redenbocher popcorn factory there is a tank of artificial butter substitute which is 55 feet tall and 18 feet in diameter. How many gallons of artificial butter substitute can the tank contain?
  • The factory
    hutny material The factory ordered 500 hexagonal steel bars of square section with 25 mm side. How many cars with a load capacity of 3 tonnes will be needed for bars move if the steel density is 7,850 kg.m-3?
  • Ice and water
    ice_playground We want to cover rectangular rink with dimensions of 55 m and 25 m with 4cm thick layer of ice. How many liters of water we need if after freezing water increases its volume by 10%?
  • Hectoliters
    bazen_14 How deep is the pool if there are 2025 hectoliters of water and the bottom dimensions are a = 15 meters b = 7,5 meters and the water level is up to 9/10 (nine-tenths) of height.
  • Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  • Train speed
    trains_9 Two guns were fired from the same place at an interval of 10 minutes and 30 seconds, but a person in a train approaching the place hears second shot 10 minutes after the first. The speed of the train (in km/hr), supposing that sound travels at 340 m/s is:

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