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  • Paper box
    box Hard rectangular paper has dimensions of 60 cm and 28 cm. The corners are cut off equal squares and the residue was bent to form an open box. How long must be side of the squares to be the largest volume of the box?
  • Tetrahedral pyramid
    pyramid_4s Calculate the regular tetrahedral pyramid's volume and surface if the content area of the base is 20 cm2, and the deviation angle of the side edges from the plane of the base is 60 degrees.
  • Concrete tank
    beton How many m3 of concrete is in the tank shape of a cuboid with dimensions of 2000 cm and 5.6 meters and 70 dm, if the concrete takes up 3/7 of the tank?
  • Cuboid surface
    cuboid_4 Determine surface area of cuboid if its volume is 52.8 cm cubic and length of the two edges are 2 cm and 6 cm.
  • Plastic pipe
    pvc-trubka Calculate the plastic pipe's weight with diameter d = 70 mm and length 380 cm if the wall thickness is 4 mm and the density of plastic is 1367 kg/m3.
  • Sphere
    cone_sphere_center_1 Intersect between plane and a sphere is a circle with a radius of 60 mm. Cone whose base is this circle and whose apex is at the center of the sphere has a height of 34 mm. Calculate the surface area and volume of a sphere.
  • Two places
    chodnik The distance to the places is 60 km. From place A a pedestrian came out at a speed of 4 km/h and at the same time a car drove against him from place B. What was the speed of the car if the pedestrian met him in 90 minutes?
  • Profits
    podnikavec Two members will make profit 52 000, - EUR. The forst earned 8% more and the second 10% more and thus earned together 56 700, - EUR. How many will initially each earn?
  • Sugar cubes
    cukr_5 The glass has 600 ml of tea, which represents 80% of the volume of the glass. If you put twenty regular sugar cubes of 2 cm in the tea, how many ml of tea are poured?
  • A section
    boardwalk A section of the boardwalk is made of 15 boards. Each board is 9 1/4 inches wide. The total width of the boardwalk is 144 inches. The spacing between each board is equal. What is the width of the spacing between the boards?
  • The farmer
    cow The farmer calculated that the supply of fodder for his 20 cows was enough for 60 days. He decided to sell 2 cows and a third of the feed. How long will the feed for the rest of the peasant's herd last?
  • Three segments
    vysek_1 The circle is divided into 3 segments. Segment A occupies 1/4 of the area, segment B occupies 1/3 of the area. What part is occupied by section C? In what proportion are areas A: B: C?
  • Bearing - navigation
    navigation A ship travels 84 km on a bearing of 17° and then travels on a bearing of 107° for 135 km. Find the distance of the end of the trip from the starting point, to the nearest kilometer.
  • Barrel with liquid
    barrel Barrel with grain weight 297 kg. When it shed 48% of grain, ha weight 174 kg. What is the weight of empty barrel?
  • 6 regular polygon
    hexagon_2 It is given 6 side regular polygon whose side is 5 cm. Calculate its content area. Compare how many more cm2 (square centimeters) has a circle in which is inscribed the 6-gon.
  • Wall painting
    painter_1 The wall is 4 meters wide and 2 meters high. The window in the wall has dimensions of 2x1,8 meters. How many liters of color is needed to paint two-layer these walls, if the 1 m2 needs 1 liters of paint?
  • Fruits
    banan_1 For the price of one pineapple, I will buy two oranges. For the price of three oranges, I will buy four apples. I will buy 6 bananas for the price of three apples. What is the price of one banana if I pay 1 euro for one pineapple?
  • Please help its due tomorrow
    steps2_1 Using one of the following forms x+p=q or px=q write an to represent these problems using x as the unknown variable Emily can jump twice as far as Evan on the broad standing board if Emily can jump 6.5 feet. How many feet can Evan jump?
  • 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?
  • Tourist Jirka
    turisti Distance between the points A and B is 13.5 km. Jirka went from point A to point B unknown speed and for an unknown period of time. Back to the point A went slower by 3 km/h which means that went 20 minutes more. How long Jirka took the return journey?

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