# Units - math word problems

- The tax

The tax per gallon of gasoline in California is $0.477. If you fill your gasoline tank with 14.4 gallons of gasoline in California, how much will you pay in taxes? Round to the nearest cent. - Blueberries collecting

Marie collects blueberries 2 l in 1 hour. Began collecting at 8.00 pm, Joe collects 1.5 l in 1 hour. Peter 1 l for 1 hr. And they began to gather at 08.30 pm. Together they collect 10 l. At what time will they all have collected? - Two ports

From port A on the river, the steamer started at an average speed of 12 km/h towards port B. Two hours later, another steamer departed from A at an average speed of 20 km/h. Both ships arrived in B at the same time. What is the distance between ports A an - Apple variete

This year, my uncle harvested 350 kg of apples, including 105 kilograms of Ontario, and the rest is Jonathan. Determine what percentage of the Jonathan apples. - Eight masons

Eight masons will plaster a wall with an area of 1440 m^{2}in 9 days. They work 8 hours a day. How much area will plaster 6 masons in 4 hours? - Rectangle field

The field has a shape of a rectangle having a length of 119 m and a width of 19 m. , How many meters have to shorten its length and increase its width to maintain its area and circumference increased by 24 m? - Three parallels

The vertices of an equilateral triangle lie on 3 different parallel lines. The middle line is 5 m and 3 m distant from the end lines. Calculate the height of this triangle. - An animal shelter

An animal shelter spends $5.50 per day to care for each bird and $8.50 per day to care for each cat. Nicole noticed that the shelter spent $283.00 caring for birds and cats on Wednesday. Nicole found a record showing that there were a total of 40 birds an - Where and when

The truck left Kremnica at 11:00 h at a speed of 60km/h. At 12:30 h, the passenger car started at an average speed of 80km/h. How many kilometers from Kremnica will the passenger car reach truck, and when? - Land boundary

The land has the shape of a right triangle. The hypotenuse has a length of 30m. The circumference of the land is 72 meters. What is the length of the remaining sides of the land boundary? - Parallels and one secant

There are two different parallel lines a, b and a line c that intersect the two parallel lines. Draw a circle that touches all lines at the same time. - Circular railway

The railway is to interconnect in a circular arc the points A, B, and C, whose distances are | AB | = 30 km, AC = 95 km, BC | = 70 km. How long will the track from A to C? - Flowerbed

We enlarge the circular flower bed, so its radius increased by 3 m. The substrate consumption per enlarged flower bed was (at the same layer height as before magnification) nine times greater than before. Determine the original flowerbed radius. - Six students

Two pupils painted the class in four hours. How long will it take for six pupils? - Harvest time

Grandma and granddaughter Julka reap currants in 15 hours of working together. Julka herself would have currants 10 days after 6 hours of work a day. Find by what percentage the grandma's harvest time was shortened when the granddaughter was involved in - Two villages

On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map? - Heptagonal pyramid

A hardwood for a column is in the form of a frustum of a regular heptagonal pyramid. The lower base edge is 18 cm and the upper base of 14 cm. The altitude is 30 cm. Determine the weight in kg if the density of the wood is 10 grams/cm^{3}. - Mixture of nuts

The mixture of nuts should be prepared from almonds, peanuts and cashew nuts ratio 1: 2: 3 (respectively). The price of almonds is 150 CZK/kg, the price of peanuts is 140 CZK/kg and the price of cashew nuts is 180 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is deter - The trapezium

The trapezium is formed by cutting the top of the right-angled isosceles triangle. The base of the trapezium is 10 cm and the top is 5 cm. Find the area of trapezium. - Blueberries

5 children collect 4 liters of blueberries in 1.5 hours. a) How many minutes do 3 children take 2 liters of blueberries? b) How many liters of blueberries will be taken by 8 children in 3 hours?

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