Units - math word problems

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  • The half life
    exp_growth2 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
    zorny 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
    lich_3 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
    pyramid_2 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
    archimedes 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
    rectangle_inside_circle_2 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
    brick The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh?
  • Bath
    bathroom 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
    teplomer_30 Add up three temperatures: 5°F +6°F +0°C
  • A car
    car_31 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
    4kids 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
    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?
  • The pond
    rybnik_3 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
    water_barrels 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
    sphere_in_cube 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
    minca 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
    sand The maximum weight of the car is 5000 kg. 10 m3 of sand must be transferred. How many times does a car have to go? (density of sand is 1500 kg/m3)
  • Aluminum wire
    drat Aluminum wire of 3 mm diameter has a total weight of 1909 kg and a density of 2700 kg/m3. How long is the wire bundle?
  • Thales
    tales 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
    brothers 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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