Units - math word problems

  1. Temperature 5
    teplomer_14 Temperature outside starts at 0 Fahrenheit. Over time the temperature changes at a rate of -0.6 Fahrenheit per hour. How long will it take for the temperature to reach -4.5 Fahrenheit?
  2. Grandfather and grandmother
    family_24 The old mother is 5 years younger than the old father. Together they are 153 years old. How many years has each of them?
  3. The tourist
    bus27_16 The tourist traveled 190km in 5 hours. Part of the journey passed at 5 km/h. The rest he went by bus at a speed of 60 km/h. How long has a bus gone?
  4. Tetrahedral pyramid
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik_3 Calculate the surface S and the volume V of a regular tetrahedral pyramid with the base side a = 5 m and a body height of 14 m.
  5. Spruce height
    stromcek_7 How tall was spruce that was cut at an altitude of 8m above the ground and the top landed at a distance of 15m from the heel of the tree?
  6. Paper box
    kvader11_3 Calculate whether 11 dm² of paper is sufficient for gluing a box without a lid with bottom dimensions of 2 dm and 15 cm and 12 cm high. Write result as: 0 = No, 1 = Yes
  7. Distance of lines
    kvadr_2 Find the distance of lines AE, CG in cuboid ABCDEFGH, if given | AB | = 3cm, | AD | = 2 cm, | AE | = 4cm
  8. Scientific notation
    scientific Approximately 7.5x105 gallons of water flow over a waterfall each second. There are 8.6x104 seconds in 1 day. Select the approximate number of gallons of water that flow over the waterfall in 1 day.
  9. Lighthouse
    majak Marcel (point J) lies in the grass and sees the top of the tent (point T) and behind it the top of the lighthouse (P). | TT '| = 1.2m, | PP '| = 36m, | JT '| = 5m. Marcel lies 15 meters away from the sea (M). Calculate the lighthouse distance from the sea.
  10. Bulb
    bulb _2 A 60 W bulb consumes 0.12 kWh of electricity. How long did she stand light without a break?
  11. Complementary angles 2
    complementary_angles Two complementary angles are (x+4) and (2x - 7) find the value of x
  12. Car and motorcyclist
    car_34 A car and a motorcyclist rode against each other from a distance of 190 km. The car drove 10km/h higher than the motorcyclist and started half an hour later. It met a motorcyclist in an hour and thirty minutes. Determine their speeds.
  13. Microorganisms
    microorganisms The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation.
  14. Two masters
    ucitelia_komplet The two masters will make as many parts as five apprentices at the same time. An eight-hour shift begins at 6 o'clock. When can a master finish the job to produce just as much as an apprentice for the whole shift?
  15. Cylinder melted into cuboid
    cylinder_cube_3 A circular cylinder has area of cross section 56cm2 and the height is 10cm the cylinder is melted and made into a cuboid of base area 16cm2. What is the height of the cuboid?
  16. Water tank
    cuboid_22 What is the height of the cuboid-shaped tank with the bottom dimensions of 80 cm and 50 cm if the 480 liters of water reaches 10 cm below the top?
  17. Iron pole
    pole The iron pole is in the ground 2/5 of its length, partly above the ground 1/3 is yellow, and the unpainted section is 6 m long. How long is the entire column?
  18. Stamps 2
    stamp_9 Dennis spent 34.15 on stamps. The number of .56 is 10 less than four times of stamps bought for .41. How many of each stamp did he buy?
  19. A pipe
    pipe1_1 A radius of a cylindrical pipe is 2 ft. If the pipe is 17 ft long, what is its volume?
  20. Tilapia
    tilapia_1 A fish vendor sells 5/7 kilos of tilapia for 73.50. If you will buy 2 1/7 kilos of tilapia, how much will it cost?

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