Units - math word problems

  1. Depth angle
    cliff From a cliff of 150 meters high, we can see the ship at a depth angle of 9° at sea. How far is the ship from the cliff?
  2. 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.
  3. One hectare
    land_1 How many square meters are one hectare?
  4. A residential
    water3_8 A residential colony has a population of 5400 and 60 litres of water is required per person per day. For the effective utilization of rain water, they constructed a water reservoir measuring 48m × 27m × 25m to collect the rain water. For how many days, the
  5. Circle simple
    circles_3 Circumference of a circle is 6.28. What is the area of the circle?
  6. The volume
    cuboid_17 The volume of a solid cylinder is 260 cm3 the cylinder is melt down into a cuboid, whose base is a square of 5cm, calculate the height of the cuboid and the surface area of the cuboid
  7. Cube walls
    cubes2_9 Find the volume and the surface area of the cube if the area of one of its walls is 40 cm2.
  8. Velocipedes
    Velocipede In the 19th century, bicycles did not have a chain drive, and the pedals were connected directly to the wheel axis. This wheel diameter gradually increased until the so-called high bicycles (velocipedes) with a front wheel diameter of up to 1.5 meters, whi
  9. Father and son
    Rodina-01_1 When I was 11, my father was 35 years old. Today, my father has three times more years than me. How old is she?
  10. A candle
    candles A candle shop sells scented candles for $16 each and unscented candles for $10 each. The shop sells 28 candles today and makes $400. a. Write a system of linear equations that represents the situation. b. Solve the system to answer the questions: How m
  11. Car crash
    alkohol-tester-alkohol-za-volantom_2 After a traffic accident, police measured 1.16 permille of alcohol in the driver's blood. What amount of alcohol did the driver have in the blood when about 5 kg of blood circulates in the human body?
  12. 2 pipes
    time_12 2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone?
  13. The number
    cubes3_9 The number of 1 cm cubes required to make 4 cm cube is?
  14. Driver
    cargo_truck_4 The driver of the car at a speed of 100 km/h faced the obstacle and began to brake with a slowing of 5 m/s². What is the path to stopping the car when the driver has registered the obstacle with a delay of 0.7 s?
  15. Associative law multiplication
    sale_4 In a warehouse, you obtain a 20% discount but you must pay a 15% sales tax. Which would you prefer to have calculated first: discount or tax? Explain. (result write as: 1 = first discount, 2 = first tax, 3 = no matter what first)
  16. An angle
    right_triangle_6 An angle x is opposite side AB which is 10, and side AC is 15 which is hypotenuse side in triangle ABC. Calculate angle x.
  17. Assembly parts
    machine Nine machines produce 1,800 parts on nine machines. How many hours will it produce 2 100 parts on seven such machines?
  18. Water flow 2
    water3_9 How many litres of water will flow in 7 minutes from a cylindrical pipe 1 cm in diameter, if the water flows at a speed of 30 km per hour
  19. Average height
    meter_22 The average height of all pupils is 162 cm. The class teacher's height is 178 cm. The average height of all (teacher and all pupils) is 163 cm. Calculate the number of pupils in the class.
  20. Carrot seed
    mrkva2_1 Carrot seed germination is 85%, weight 1000 carrots seeds are 2.4g. How many seeds are likely to germinate if we sow 8g of seeds?

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