Units - math word problems

  1. School
    trieda 27 students of 6.D class is going to a trip. They pay 9 € each. The teacher got 153 €. How many children have not paid?
  2. Water tank
    akvarium_1 Water tank shape cuboid has a width of 3.1 m and length twice larger. How high will reach water if water flow into 13 liters of water per second during 16 minutes?
  3. Hiker
    hiker Hiker went half of trip the first day, the third of trip the second day and remaines 15 km. How long trip he planned?
  4. Electronics: Resistors in parallel
    resistors_1 From relation for calculating the resistance of parallel combination of resistors: ? Calculate the R, if R1 = 2Ω a R2 = 15Ω
  5. Plasticine ball
    p_balls Plasticine balls have radius r1=85 cm, r2=60 mm, r3=59 cm, r4=86 cm, r5=20 cm, r6=76 mm, r7=81 mm, r8=25 mm, r9=19 mm, r10=14 cm. For these balls.
  6. Train from Prague
    train_cd_1 First train from Prague started at 8:00 hour at 40 kilometers per hour. Train from Ostrava started at 9:20 at 80 km per hour. In how many hours and how far from cities with trains meet if the distance of cities is 400 km.
  7. Garden
    apple How many steps of 76 cm circumvent square garden with area 1.8 ha?
  8. Hours
    watch_1 How many hours is 9 days?
  9. Triangular prism
    hranol_3bokovy Calculate the surface area and volume of a triangular prism, base right triangle if a = 3 cm, b = 4 cm, c = 5 cm and height of prism h=12 cm.
  10. Two workers
    mame_nizke_mzdy The first worker completed the task by himself in 9 hours, the second in 15 hours. After two hours of joint work left first worker to a doctor and the second finished the job himself. How many hours worked second worker himself?
  11. The bridge
    circle_dam Across the circle lakepasses through its center bridge over the lake. At three different locations on the lake shore are three fishermen A, B, C. Which of fishermen see the bridge under the largest angle?
  12. Bus driver
    bus_2 The bus driver rides 174 km in the morning, afternoon rides 26 km more. How many kilometers traveled in 5 days if he rides on the same line?
  13. Machine
    machine Price of the new machine is € 62000. Every year is depreciated 15% of residual value. What will be the value of the machine after 3 years?
  14. Workers
    jumps Workers digging a jump pit in the school yard. Pit has a cuboid shape with a length 12 m, a width 20 dm and depth 36 cm. They excavate 0.4 cubic meters of soil an hour. How much time (hours and minutes) is need to the excavate this pit?
  15. Balance
    balance_weight The rod are 1.9 m long hanging weights 4 kg and 1 kg on ends. Where are centre of rod (distance from weight 4 kg) to be in balance?
  16. Weight of air
    weighting What is the weight of air in the living room measuring width 5 m length 2 m and height 2.8 m? Air density is ρ = 1.2 kg/m3.
  17. Glass mosaic
    6gon How many dm2 glass is nessesary to produc 97 slides of a regular 6-gon, whose side has length 21 cm? Assume that cutting glass waste is 10%.
  18. Rectangle A2dim
    Rectangle Calculate the side of the rectangle, if you know that its area is of 2590 m2 and one side is 74 m.
  19. Car
    journey Car travels 1/3 of the trip on the first day, second day 2/5 of the trip and left even 340 km for next days. How long is the trip?
  20. Thrift woman
    babky Calculate how long grandmother will save to new shoes priced 108 euros if save 3 Eur monthly.

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