Unit conversion + percentages - math problems

Number of examples found: 46

  • Uranium ore
    uran Uranium ore contains 0.2% of pure uranium and pure uranium contains 0.07% of fissile uranium. How many grams of fissile uranium contains 2800 ton of uranium ore?
  • Wood
    timber Wood contains 12% water. 1 m3 of wood weighs 650 kg. How many liters of water it contains?
  • Percentages
    percents2 Calculate the percentages to two decimal places: a / 15 min in 4 hours B / 35 cm2 of 12.5 dm2 c / 2dm2 of 400 cm2 D / 0.2 liters from 2.2 liters
  • Work
    working_man Workers works 5 days a week and has 21 days of vacation a year. Calculate how many days is out of work and express it as a percentage. Consider that a year has 52 weeks.
  • Temperature calculus
    snowman Calculate percentage of temperature increase if changed from 18°C to 33°C?
  • Job task
    clocks2_5 After two hours and 40 minutes the job is finished. Compared to last year we were 40 minutes faster. What is the percentage increase to our performance?
  • Gutter pipe
    odkvap_zlab How many m² of sheet metal is required to produce a 12 m long and 18 cm wide gutter, if 7% bend is required?
  • Water tank 2
    tank_1 Water tank cuboid is 12 meters long and 6.5 meters wide and 1.2 meters high. How many hectoliters are in the tank when it is filled to 81%?
  • Fertilizer
    luka_1 Meadow with an area of 1,500 square meters was fertilized with 12 kg of urea. Urea contains 45% nitrogen. How much nitrogen accounted per 1 m2?
  • UV radiation
    uv_rays The glass of 1 mm thickness absorb 4% of UV radiation passing through. How many percent of UV rays absorb glass with a thickness 1.1 cm, made from 1 mm thick those glasses?
  • Tank
    nadrz_5 To cuboid tank whose bottom has dimensions of 9 m and 15 m were flow 1080 hectoliters of water. This was filled 40% of the tank volume. Calculate the depth of the tank.
  • A trip to the peak Dry
    Suchy Calculate what percentage is rising trip from Strečno to peak Suchý (Dry peak) longer than the descent back. Team trio of tourists (Palo, Peter and Andrew) rise took 4:21 and descent 3:08.
  • Alcohol
    metaxa How many cubic centimeters of 96% alcohol is needed to obtain 0.75 liter of 40% alcohol?
  • 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.
  • Water tank
    nadrz_13 A 288 hectoliter of water was poured into the tank with dimensions 12 m and 6 m bottom and 2 m depth. What part of the volume of the tank water occupied? Calculate the surface of tank wetted with water.
  • Peroxide
    peroxide_h How much distilled water (in liters) must pharmacists pour into 300 ml of 23.6% solution of hydrogen peroxide to get 2.7% solution to gargle?
  • Raw meat
    vahy_2 In the school cafeteria for one lunch, they prepare 490 servings of 50 g of boiled meat. Meat loses 30% of its weight by cooking. How many kilograms of raw meat must the school canteen prepare for this lunch to cook?
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • An investment
    exp_growth2 How long will it take for an investment to double at a simple interest rate of 5.10% p. A. ? Express the answer in years and months, rounded up to the next month.

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