# Units - math word problems

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• Visit to grandfather
Shane's family traveled 3/10 of the distance to his grandfather’s house on Saturday. They traveled 4/7 of the remaining distance on Sunday. What fraction of the total distance to his grandfather’s house was traveled on Sunday?
• Regular square prism
The volume of a regular square prism is 192 cm3. The size of its base edge and the body height is 1: 3. Calculate the surface of the prism.
• Minute hand
What is the distance the minute hand of the clock travels in 12 minutes, if the diameter of the clock is 30 cm and the hand extends to a distance of 2 cm from the edge of the clock?
• Tower
Charles built a tower of cubes with an edge 2 cm long. In the lowest layer there were 6 cubes (in one row) in six rows, in each subsequent layer always 1 cube and one row less. What volume in cm3 did the whole tower have?
• Mr. Gardener
Mr. Gardener wants to make wood for the balcony. Boxes. Each will have the shape of a perpendicular prism with a square base, the height is limited to 60 cm. Each container will be filled with soil by pouring the whole bag of substrate sold in a package w
• Shortcut
The road from the cottage to the shop 6 km away leads either along a straight road that the bicycle can drive at a speed of 18 km/h or by "shortcut". It measures only 3.6 km. But the road from the cottage is all uphill - at a speed of 8 km/h, you can go h
• Main/central vertex
ABC is an isosceles triangle with base BC and main vertex A. The angle at vertex A is 18°. What will be the size of the angle at vertex B?
• Electric wire
William has a piece of wire that measures 1 yard long. He will use wire to fix several electrical outlets in his house. How many inches long is the wire? Solve this problem using bar diagrams.
• Frustrum - volume, area
Calculate the surface and volume of the truncated cone, the radius of the smaller figure is 4 cm, the height of the cone is 4 cm and the side of the truncated cone is 5 cm.
• Average speed
The car drove on one section of the highway for half an hour at a speed of 80 km/h. Then he reduced his speed to 60km/h. It went three-quarters of an hour at a speed of 60 km/h. What was the average speed of the car?
• Empty aquarium
How much does an empty aquarium weigh with dimensions: length = 40 cm, width = 30 cm, height = 20 cm, if 1 dm2 of glass weighs 300 g? Calculate its weight in kilograms.
• Cylinder container
If the cylinder-shaped container is filled with water to a height of 5 dm, it contains 62.8 hectoliters of water. Calculate the diameter of the bottom of the container. Use the value π = 3.14.
• Washing machine
The washing machine cost € 325. In sale-off, they became cheaper by 10%, later by another 10%. Find the last price of the washing machine.
• Humans
Humans exploring space have left behind bags of​ trash, bolts,​ gloves, and pieces of satellites. ​ Let's say there are currently about 5​,000,000 pounds of litter in orbit around Earth. Jenny says that this amount using number names is five billion. Is J
• 5 books
5 books cost \$28.75. Justin wants to buy 8 similar books. He has \$50. Does he have enough?
• Forest land
The land area of 320 ha has 30% of the wood. How many hectares of land are not afforested?
• Kenneth
Kenneth is painting his kitchen and bathroom. He bought 5 gallons of paint to paint the two rooms. He uses 1/4 of that amount to paint the bathroom and the rest to paint the kitchen. How many gallons of paint did Kenneth use to paint the kitchen?
• Three days way
The tourist walked a quarter of the way on the first day, a third of the rest on the second day and 20 km on the last day. How many km did he cover in three days?
• Waste container eco
The waste box has the shape of a block with dimensions of 1.8 m, 1.5 m, 1.2 m. 0.25 m3 of waste is added to it every day. How many days will it be filled?
• A cheetah
A cheetah was separated from his brothers on a hunting mission.  The brothers were at the watering hole 120 km away.  The lost cheetah knew that he had to make it back before sundown which was 1.5 hours away.  His brothers had planned to leave the waterin

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