# Units - math word problems

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• Tickets 4
Stacey is selling tickets to the school play. The tickets are \$7 for adults and \$5 for children. She sells twice as many adult tickets as children's tickets and brings in a total of \$342. How many of each kind of ticket did she sell?
• Carpet
The room is 10 x 5 meters. You have the role of carpet width of 1 meter. Make rectangular cut of roll that piece of carpet will be longest possible and it fit into the room. How long is a piece of carpet? Note .: carpet will not be parallel with the diago
• Tower
The top of the tower is a regular hexagonal pyramid with base edge 8 meters long and a height 5 meters. How many m2 of the sheet is required to cover the top of the tower if we count 8% of the sheet waste?
• Truncated pyramid
The truncated regular quadrilateral pyramid has a volume of 74 cm3, a height v = 6 cm, and an area of the lower base 15 cm2 greater than the upper base's content. Calculate the area of the upper base.
• Surface area of the top
A cylinder is three times as high as it is wide. The length of the cylinder’s diagonal is 20 cm. Find the surface area of the top of the cylinder.
• Cross-sections of a cone
Cone with base radius 16 cm and height 11 cm divide by parallel planes to base into three bodies. The planes divide the height of the cone into three equal parts. Determine the volume ratio of the maximum and minimum of the resulting body.
• Triangle in a square
In a square ABCD with side a = 6 cm, point E is the center of side AB and point F is the center of side BC. Calculate the size of all angles of the triangle DEF and the lengths of its sides.
• The cellar
Mr Novák has a cellar and a cellar window in the chalet has 0.6 meter square window. The window wishes to place an X-shaped grid in a square. He uses iron welded bars. Calculate the lengths of individual bars and what the total length of the bars he has t
• Train delay
Due to a breakdown, the train lost 16 minutes of standing on the track behind Brno. He "eliminated" this delay so that after the start, the 80 km long section went at a speed 10 km/h higher than originally planned. What speed was it and what was it suppos
• Three workers
Three workers got paid for work. First earn € 50, the second € 100 and third € 60. For further work should receive together € 735. How do you divide that amount in order to be distributed in the same proportion as the first job?
• Peleton
Cycling race was run at an average speed of 45 km/h. One cyclist lost with defect 8 minutes. How long and how far he must go at speed 51 km/h to catch peleton again?
• Cylinders
The area of the side of two cylinders is the same rectangle of 33 mm × 18 mm. Which cylinder has a larger volume and by how much?
• Observation tower
From the observation tower at a height of 105 m above sea level, the ship is aimed at a depth angle of 1° 49´. How far is the ship from the base of the tower?
• Working time - shortening
The media often speculates about the change (especially to shorten) the working time of the five-day eight-hour working week to another working model. Calculate how many hours a day the employee would have to work a day at 3-day work week if he must work
• Griffin
Griffin ordered a pair of sneakers online. He had a \$21 credit that he applied toward the purchase, and then he used a credit card to pay for the rest of the cost. If the shoes cost \$76, how much did Griffin charge to his credit card when he bought the sn
• Display case
Place a glass shelf at the height of 1m from the bottom of the display case in the cabinet. How long platter will we place at this height? The display case is a rectangular triangle with 2 m and 2.5 m legs.
• Diagonals of a prism
The base of the square prism is a rectangle with dimensions of 3 dm and 4 dm. The height of the prism is 1 m. Find out the angle between the body diagonal with the diagonal of the base.
• Secret treasure
Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Find the container's radius r (and height h) so that they can hide the largest possible treasure.
• Paving - joints
We are paving with rectangular pavement 18 cm × 24 cm was placed side by side in height in a row and in the second row in width etc. How many times will the joints meet at a distance 10 m?
• A plasticine
Jožko modeled from plasticine. He used 27g of plasticine to model a 3 cm long cube. How many grams of plasticine will it need to mold cubes with an edge of 6cm?

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