Units - math word problems

  1. Machines
    machinery In the workshop are three machines. The first is treated 250 parts for 4.7 hours, the second is treated 300 parts for 1.9 hours and the third is treated 230 parts for 4.6 hours. How long will take to make 3100 parts if worked all three machines at the.
  2. The horses
    kon A couple of horses consume 88 kg of oats for 14 days. How many oats consumed 7 horses at the same consumption for 6 days?
  3. Prism - box
    cuboids_1 The base of prism is a rectangle with a side of 7.5 cm and 12.5 cm diagonal. The volume of the prism is V = 0.9 dm3. Calculate the surface of the prism.
  4. Czech crowns
    penize_5 Oldrich has one crown. Peter has five crowns coin, a two crown coin and a one-crown coin. Radek has twenty-crown banknote, ten banknote and five-crown coin. The boys got one fifty-one crown and one crown coin. How can they share the money fairly when they.
  5. Tank and water
    chemickelaboratorium1 Cylindrical tank were poured with 3.5 liters of water. If tank base diameter is 3 dm, how height is water level in?
  6. Above Earth
    aboveEarth To what height must a boy be raised above the earth in order to see one-fifth of its surface.
  7. Rail turn
    railroad_turn The curve radius on the railway line is 532 m . Length of rail track on it is 818 m. How many degrees is the angle ASB, if A and B are boundary points and S is center of arc curve.
  8. Two valves
    pool_2 Water fill the pool by two valves for 11 days. After 7 days the first valve was stopped and the second valve fill pool for 7 days. How many days took to fill the pool each of the valves individually?
  9. Sun rays
    sfinga-a-cheopsova-pyramida-w-4066 If the sun's rays are at an angle 60° then famous Great Pyramid of Egypt (which is now high 137.3 meters) has 79.3 m long shadow. Calculate current height of neighboring chefren pyramid whose shadow is measured at the same time 78.8 m and the current hei
  10. The cone
    cone_5 The lateral surface area of the cone is 4 cm2, the area of the base of the cone is 2 cm2. Determine the angle in degrees (deviation) of the cone sine and the cone base plane. (Cone side is the segment joining the vertex cone with any point of the base ci
  11. Vertical prism
    hranoly3 The base of vertical prism is a right triangle with leg a = 5 cm and a hypotenuse c = 13 cm. The height of the prism is equal to the circumference of the base. Calculate the surface area and volume of the prism
  12. Hairs
    parochna Suppose the length of the hair is affected by only the α-keratin synthesis, which is the major component. This synthesis takes place in the epithelial cells of the hair bulb. The structure of α-keratin is made up of α-helix, wherein in one revolution it is
  13. Rhombus diagonal
    rhombus2_1 Area of rhombus is 224. One diagonal measures 33, find length of other diagonal.
  14. Mushrooms
    huby Fresh mushrooms contain 94% water, dried 14%. How many kg of fresh mushrooms is needed to collect to get 10 kg dried?
  15. Segments
    abs Which of the pairs of numbers on the number line encloses the longest segment: ?
  16. Diagonals in the diamond
    kosoctverec_color The length of one diagonal in diamond is 24 cm greater than the length of the second diagonal and diamond area is 50 m2. Determine the sizes of the diagonals.
  17. Loan
    loan Apply for a $ 59000 loan, the loan repayment period is 8 years, the interest rate 7%. How much should I pay for every month (or every year if paid yearly). Example is for practise geometric progression and/or periodic payment for an annuity.
  18. Fire tank
    fireman Whole fire tank was discharged once in 5 days by first out by second in $n days. Once firefighters pumped out 6/13 of water out from the tank and then let the water flow out both drain. How long take empty the tank?
  19. Chemical parison
    banka_1.JPG The blown parison (with shape of a sphere) have a volume 1.5 liters. What is its surface?
  20. Circle arc
    arc_cut Calculate the area of the circular arc in m2 where the diameter is 290 dm and a central angle is 135°. Result round to three decimal places.

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