Units - math word problems

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  • Homework - jumps
    castle_children Sasha jumped 121 cm Peter 4 cm more than Jirka. Jirka 6 cm less than Misha. Misha 7 cm less than Filip and Filip half as much Sasha and Petr together. How far each jumped?
  • Hemisphere - roof
    kupola The shape of the observatory dome is close to the hemisphere. Its outer diameter is 11 m. How many kilograms of paint and how many liters of thinner is used for its double coat if you know that 1 kg of paint diluted with 1 deciliter of thinner will paint
  • Flowerbed
    5928-vyvyseny-zahon-2 Flowerbed has the shape of a truncated pyramid, the bottom edge of the base a = 10 m, the upper base b = 9 m. Deviation angle between edge and the base is alpha = 45°. What volume is needed to make this flowerbed? How many plants can be planted if 1 m2 =
  • Slovak broad track
    sirokorozchodna Once upon a time, we learned in school that the Russians have "wider" tracks than our, because they have less tolerable ground. In truth, decide olny area of sleepers, no track gauge. Calculate how many millimeters, our track 1435 mm different from the Ru
  • Paratrooper
    padak After the parachute is opened, the paratrooper drops to the ground at a constant speed of 2 m/s, with the sidewinding at a steady speed of 1.5 m/s. Find: a) the magnitude of its resulting velocity with respect to the ground, b) the distance of his land fr
  • Short cut
    direct_route Imagine that you are going to a friend. That path has a length 120 meters. Then turn doprava and go other 630 meters and you are at a friend's. The question is how much the journey will be shorter if you go direct across the field?
  • Stock market
    money_1 Simon one day decided to invest € 62000 to the stock market. After six months, he invested July 25 stock markets fell by 47%. Fortunately for Simon, from July 25 5 to October 25 his shares have risen by 39%. Simon is then: ?
  • Rectangular trapezoid
    right-trapezium-figure The ABCD rectangular trapezoid with the AB and CD bases is divided by the diagonal AC into two equilateral rectangular triangles. The length of the diagonal AC is 62cm. Calculate trapezium area in cm square and calculate how many differs perimeters of the
  • Sand loading
    truck The truck with a load capacity of 7 tons has a storage area of 4.5 m and 2.1 m. The weight of 1 m3 of wet sand is 2,000 kg. How high can we load the sand so that the load capacity of the car is not exceeded?
  • Cylinder
    cyl_1 The cylinder-shaped container has 80 liters of water. The water reaches 45 cm height. How many liters of water will be in a container if water level extend to a height 72 cm? Write the result in liters, write down only as a whole or decimal number.
  • Hiker and cyclist
    cyklo At 7 PM hiker started at 6 km/h to hike. After 3 hrs. later started on the same trip cyclist at speed of 15 km/h. After an hour of driving a flat tire and take him half hours to correct defect. At what time catch up cyclist with hiker?
  • Cubes
    squares_2 One cube is an inscribed sphere and the other one described. Calculate the difference of volumes of cubes, if the difference of surfaces in 257 mm2.
  • Scale factor 2
    photo Nadeem has a 10 inch by 10 inch photo album. He wants to make as large a copy of the original photo as possible to fit the album. Whats are the largest dimensions the copy can be if he keeps the proportion of the original photo? Explain your answer. .. .
  • The swimmer
    river_3 The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motion
  • Apples
    jablka_14 Zuzana bought 3 kg Jonathan apples. Then she noticed that Golden apples were 3 CZK a kilogram cheaper. So they bought 2 kg. For apples, she paid a total of CZK 109. How much did 1 kg Jonathan and how much Golden?
  • Sailboat
    Plachetnice The 20 m long sailboat has an 8 m high mast in the middle of the deck. The top of the mast is fixed to the bow and stern with a steel cable. Determine how much cable is needed to secure the mast and what angle the cable will make with the ship's deck.
  • Three drivers
    gas_car Three driversdriving the same direction found that they have same amounth of gasoline. The first is enough to go 6 km, 4 km second and third 3km. Gasoline they divided so all three just drove to the nearest petrol station. How many km away was a petrol st
  • Family party
    mini-torticky.JPG Anna has 5 €, Anezka has 4,60 € and for all the money they want to buy desserts for a family party. They decide between cakes and pinwheel: The pinwheel is € 0.40 more expensive than the cake, and the cakes can be bought for all the money by a third more
  • Homework
    family Mother and Kate together weigh 24.5 kg more than the father. Father weighs 7.6 kg more than mother. Father weight 44.8 kg more than Kate. Determine weights of father mother and Kate.
  • Powerplant chimney
    komin2 From the window of the building at a height of 7.5 m, the top of the factory chimney can be seen at an altitude angle of 76° 30 ′. The base of the chimney can be seen from the same place at a depth angle of 5° 50 ′. How tall is the chimney?

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