Units - math word problems

  1. Tiles
    tiles2 The rectangular floor of the 6 x 1.8 m dimensions is to be covered with 50 cm square tiles. How many tiles will be needed?
  2. Basketball team
    meter The heights of five starters on redwood high’s basketball team are 5’11”, 6’3”, 6’6”, 6’2” and 6’. The average of height of these players is?
  3. Temperature variations
    teplomer Today's temperature was 80 degrees, and then the temperature dropped 10 degrees. Then it dropped 15 degrees again, then the next day, the temperature went up 2 degrees. What would the temperature be?
  4. Temperature change 3
    teplomer At 2 p. M. The temperature was 76 degrees Fahrenheit. At 8 p. M. The temperature was 58 degrees Fahrenheit. What was the change in temperature?
  5. Tributaries
    inlets The pool can be filled with two different tributaries. The first inflow would fill the pool in 18 hours, both in 6 hours. How many hours would the pool filled with a second inflow?
  6. The perimeter of the rectangle
    rectangle The length, l, of a rectangle is 4 inches greater than its width, w. The perimeter of the rectangle is at least 30 inches. What inequality shows the range of possible widths of the rectangle?
  7. A loan
    exp_growth A loan in the amount of $944 is charged simple interest at an annual rate of 8.1%. How much money is owed 14 months after the loan was made?
  8. Startup
    usd Jaxon’s start up business makes a profit of $450 during the first month. However, the company records a profit of -$60 per month for the next four months and a profit of $125 for the final month. What is the total profit for the first six months of Jaxon’
  9. Two machines
    clock-night-schr_1 The first machine can produce parts in 24 hours, the second in 16 hours. The first started working in the morning at 6:00 pm. Second at 10:00 o'clock. At what hour were all parts made?
  10. Pouring alcohol
    roztoky 100 liters of alcohol has 70% How many liters of water need to be added to have 60% alcohol?
  11. Tablecloths
    obrus The restaurant has sixty-two square tablecloths with a side length of 150 cm and 36 rectangular tablecloths with dimensions of 140 cm and 160 cm. A) How many meters of hemming ribbon will be needed if we add 50 cm to each tablecloth? B) The ribbon sale
  12. The parabolic segment
    ParabolicVolume The parabolic segment has a base a = 4 cm and a height v = 6 cm. Calculate the volume of the body that results from the rotation of this segment a) around its base b) around its axis.
  13. A filter
    bazen It is a pool with a volume of 3500 liters. The filter filters at 4m cubic per hour. How many minutes would it filter the entire pool?
  14. Paint cans
    painter How many paint cans do we need to paint the floor in two rooms with dimensions of 6.8m x 4.5m and 6m x3.8m? One can arefor 6m².
  15. Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  16. Two companies
    calendar The family ordered two companies to modify the garden. The first would be done in 20 days, the second would take 40% less time. How long will they work together if the second company started working when the first worked for 4 days?
  17. Fruit salad
    banan The fruit salad is prepared from oranges and bananas. One kilogram of oranges costs 30 CZK and one kilogram of bananas costs 18 CZK. How many kilograms of bananas need to be added to half a kilogram of oranges to produce a fruit salad worth CZK 21 per 1 k
  18. Washing powder
    vahy2 A 10-kilogram pack of washing powder is M euros more expensive than a 5-kilogram pack of the same powder. A 5-kilogram package costs P euros. Five kilos of packaging is not worth it, because it is more expensive than half the price of 10 kilos. How much i
  19. Bdf tablet
    bdf Detective Harry Thomson has come across a surprising mystery. As part of the weekend's action, the tablet he looked for dropped by 30%. He also recommended this bargain to his friend. However, it came to the shop on Monday, and the tablet was 30% more exp
  20. Cube construction
    222cube A 2×2×2 cube is to be constructed using 4 white and 4 black unit cube. How many different cubes can be constructed in this way? ( Two cubes are not different if one can be obtained by rotating the other. )

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