Units - math word problems

  1. Aircraft
    aircraft_soviet The aircraft has in a fuel tank 68 hl of aviation fuel and flight consumes 3.6 liters of fuel. Identify the function, which expresses the dependence of the volume of fuel in tank on the track distance plane flew by. How many hectolites of fuel is still i
  2. Elevator
    vytah-sachta In homes with more floor elevators are used. For passenger transport, the most commonly used traction elevator counterweight. The top of the shaft engine room with the engine. The car is suspended on a rope, which is guided up over two pulleys to the coun
  3. Diagonals in the diamond
    kosoctverec_color The length of one diagonal in diamond is 24 cm greater than the length of the second diagonal and diamond area is 50 m2. Determine the sizes of the diagonals.
  4. Racing track
    racing_track On the racing track circling three cars. The first passes one circuit for 8 seconds, the second for 20 seconds and a third for 8 seconds. a) Calculate number of seconds since the start to catch all three cars together for the first time again across the
  5. Saw
    bosh_saw Blade circular saw with a diameter 42 cm turns 825 times per minute. Expresses his cutting speed in meters per minute.
  6. Potatoes
    potatoes Could 446 tons of potatoes (ρ = 771 kg/m³) fits in a warehouse with a volume of 699 m³ ?
  7. Two typists
    lasica_typewriter There are two typists who are rewriting the material 814 pages. First can it handle rewrite yourself for 24 days; the second 12 days. First typist wrote material yourself 4 days rest rewrites yourself second typist. How many days will it take rewriting al
  8. Reservoir + water
    cuboid_water Reservoir completely filled with water weighs 12 kg. After pouring off three quarters of the amount of water weights 3 kg. Calculate the weight and volume of the reservoir.
  9. Cone and the ratio
    kuzel Rotational cone has a height 23 cm and the ratio of the base surface to lateral surface is 7: 9. Calculate a surface of the base and the lateral surface.
  10. Euclidean distance
    euclidean Calculate the Euclidean distance between shops A, B and C, where: A 45 0.05 B 60 0.05 C 52 0.09 Wherein the first figure is the weight in grams of bread and second figure is price in USD.
  11. Wheel
    wheel How many times turns the wheel of a passenger car in one second if car run at speed 100 km/h. Wheel diameter is d = 62 cm.
  12. Hiker
    hiker Hiker went half of trip the first day, the third of trip the second day and remaines 15 km. How long trip he planned?
  13. Workshop
    factory In the workshop have to be produced for 5 days 2000 components. How many components must be produced in the workshop every day and how much per hour, if shift is 8 hours.
  14. Barbara
    batoh Barborka goes to school with backpack that was 2 - times more expensive than a bag slipper. If backpack was 36 euros cheaper it was cost same as bag slipper. How many cost backpack and how many bas slipper?
  15. Garden
    garden_2 Father dig up the garden in 9 hours. Son in 13 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together?
  16. Christmas
    christmas Exactly after 114 hours we sit down to Christmas Eve table. What day and what time it was when Dad said this sentence. The Christmas Eve table they sit down exactly on the 18-o'clock (6 PM).
  17. Rotatable tower
    veza Rotatable tower situated in the city center has ground shape of a regular polygon. If the tower is rotated by 14.4° around its centerpiece it looks from the side same. Your task is to calculate at least how many vertices can have a ground plan view of the
  18. Suzan
    eliska My daughter reaches X years in X squared, said Suzan father in 2009 during the celebration of her birthday. When will given fact become reality and how many years at that time will have Suzan?
  19. Sugar - cuboid
    kocky_cukor Pejko received from his master cuboid composed of identical sugar cubes with count between 1000 and 2000. The Pejko eat sugar cubes in layers. The first day eat one layer from the front, second day one layer from right, the third day one layer above. Yet
  20. Cars 2
    car_2 Opava is 360 km distance from Prešov. At 8:00 hour two cars started against each other from this cities at average speeds 88 km/h and 121 km/h. At what hour its will meet and what distance its travel if car started from Prešov is faster?

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