# Units - math word problems

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- The half life

The half-life of a radioactive isotope is the time it takes for a quantity of the isotope to be reduced to half its initial mass. Starting with 145 grams of a radioactive isotope, how much will be left after 3 half-lives? - Viewing angle

The observer sees a straight fence 60 m long at a viewing angle of 30°. It is 102 m away from one end of the enclosure. How far is the observer from the other end of the enclosure? - KLMN trapezoid

The KLMN trapezoid has bases KL 40cm and MN 16cm. On the KL base is point P. The segment NP divides the trapezoid into units with the same area. What is the distance of point P from point K? - Pyramid 4sides

Calculate the volume and the surface of a regular quadrangular pyramid when the edge of the base is 4 cm long and the height of the pyramid is 7 cm. - Force meter

We put the statuette on the force meter. The force meter showed a value 25 N. Then we placed the statuette on the force meter completely immersed in the water. The force meter showed a value 17 N. What is the volume of the statuette? - Rectangular field

A rectangular field has a diagonal of length 169m. If the length and width are in the ratio 12:5. Find the dimensions of the field, the perimeter of the field and the area of the field. - Brick weight

The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh? - Bath

In the bath is 30 liters of hot water. Then added 36 liters of cold water at temperature of 19 °C decreased temperature of water to 41 °C. What was the initial temperature of the hot water? - Mixing Celsius and Fahrenheit

Add up three temperatures: 5°F +6°F +0°C - A car

A car weighing 1.05 tonnes driving at the maximum allowed speed in the village (50 km/h) hit a solid concrete bulkhead. Calculate height it would have to fall on the concrete surface to make the impact intensity the same as in the first case! - Family

Family has 4 children. Ondra is 3 years older than Matthew and Karlos 5 years older than the youngest Jane. We know that they are together 30 years and 3 years ago they were together 19 years. Determine how old the children are. - Driver

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? - The pond

We can see the pond at an angle 65°37'. Its end points are 155 m and 177 m away from the observer. What is the width of the pond? - Inflow - outflow

The tank will fill by inflow for 143 minutes and empties by outflow for 150 minutes. How long take to fill tank if it is also opened the inflow and outflow? - Eight

Eight small Christmas balls with a radius of 1 cm have the same volume as one large Christmas ball. What has a bigger surface: eight small balls, or one big ball? - Trio ratio

Hans, Alena and Thomas have a total of 740 USD. Hans and Alena split in the ratio 5: 6 and Alena and Thomas in the ratio 4: 5. How much will everyone get? - Sand

The maximum weight of the car is 5000 kg. 10 m^{3}of sand must be transferred. How many times does a car have to go? (density of sand is 1500 kg/m3) - Aluminum wire

Aluminum wire of 3 mm diameter has a total weight of 1909 kg and a density of 2700 kg/m^{3}. How long is the wire bundle? - Thales

Thales is 1 m from the hole. The eyes are 150 cm above the ground and look into the hole with a diameter of 120 cm as shown. Calculate the depth of the hole. - Three siblings

Three siblings have birthday in one day-today. Together they have 35 years today. The youngest is three years younger than middle and the oldest is 5 years older than middle. How old is each?

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