Units - math word problems

  1. Potatoes
    brambory Potatoes contain 78.6% starch. How many potatoes need to obtain 27 kg of starch?
  2. Triangular prism
    hranol_3 Base of perpendicular triangular prism is a right triangle with leg length 5 cm. Content area of the largest side wall of its surface is 130 cm² and the height of the body is 10 cm. Calculate its volume.
  3. Map
    mapa_bce Forest has an area of ​​36 ha. How much area is occupied by forest on the map at scale 1:500?
  4. Grower
    fruit_1 Grower harvested 190 kg of apples. Pears harvested 10 times less. a) How many kg pears harvested? b) How many apples and pears harvested? c) How many kg harvested pears less than apples?
  5. Paddlers
    vodacky Students of canoeists trip traveled in three days 102 km. Second day traveled 15% more than first day and at the third day 9 km over the second day. How many kilometers traveled each day?
  6. Shots
    broky 5500 lead shots with diameter 4 mm is decanted into a ball. What is it diameter?
  7. Sales vs profit
    Acer+vs+Apple Apple sells 22 percent less computes than the Acer but the profit from their sales is 2.2 times higher than Acer. How many times are Apple computer more expensive than Acer?
  8. Circumferential angle
    uhly Vertices of the triangle ΔABC lies on circle and divided it into arcs in the ratio 2:2:9. Determine the size of the angles of the triangle ΔABC.
  9. Descent of road
    znacka_klesanie Road sign informs the gradient is 10.3%. Calculate the angle which average decreases.
  10. Father and son
    father_sin Father is three times older than his son. 12 years ago father was nine times older than the son. How old are father and son?
  11. Euler problem
    euler Someone buys a 180 tolars towels. If it was for the same money of 3 more towels, it would be 3 tolars cheaper each. How many were towels?
  12. 3-bracket
    triangle2 May be the largest angle in the triangle less than 20°?
  13. Two workers
    Frog Two workers together execute some work in 10 days. The first worker would have done himself in 20 days. How many days would have done himself a second worker?
  14. Water container
    water_1 Container with water weighs 1.48 kg. When we cast 75% of water container of water weight 0.73 kg. How heavy is an empty container?
  15. Family and age ratios
    family_1 Age of father and son are in the ratio 10:3; age of father and daughter are in the ratio 5:2. How old is father and son, if daughter is 20 years old? In what ratio is age sister and brother?
  16. Tiles
    tiles_1 The room has dimensions 12 m and 5.6 m. Determine the number of square tiles and their largest possible size to cover them room's floor.
  17. Dog
    dog_and_man Man goes with a dog on a long walk 17 km from the house. Man is walking at speed 4.9 km/h and a dog that constantly running between house and man at 12.6 km/h. How many kilometers will run the dog when they reach their destination?
  18. N-gon angles
    ngon2 What is the sum of interior angles 8-gon? What is the internal angle of a regular convex 8-polygon?
  19. Equilateral cylinder
    3d Equilateral cylinder (height = base diameter; h = 2r) has a volume of V = 199 cm3 . Calculate the surface area of the cylinder.
  20. Children pool
    hexagon_prism2 The bottom of the children's pool is a regular hexagon with a = 60 cm side. The distance of opposing sides is 104 cm, the height of the pool is 45 cm. A) How many liters of water can fit into the pool? B) The pool is made of a double layer of plastic film.

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