Units - math word problems

Number of problems found: 3162

  • Twelve ties
    kravata The price of 12 ties before the discount was the same as 15 ties after discount. Calculate the price of 1 tie after discount, if you know that the discount price of one tie fell by 40 CZK?
  • Cable car
    lanovka The cable car will carry 1280 passengers in 40 minutes. How many people will be transported in 2.5 hours?
  • Receiving heat
    teplomer How many degrees Celsius was an iron cylinder weighing 300 g heated in a water bath if it received heat of 7.2 kJ? (specific heat capacity of iron c = 0.46kJ/kg / ºC)
  • Parallelogram
    rovnobeznik_1 Find the perimeter of the parallelogram, where base a = 8 cm, height v = 3 cm, and angle alpha = 35° is the magnitude of the angle at vertex A.
  • Five tractors
    tractors Five tractors plow the fields in 4.8 hours. How long will it take to plow the field when, after an hour and a half of work, two tractor drivers have been called up for another task?
  • Two gardens
    garden The total area of the two gardens is 864 m2. The first garden is 60 m2 smaller than three times the second garden. What is the area of each garden?
  • Oak trunk
    stromy Calculate in tonnes the approximate weight of a cylindrical oak trunk with a diameter of 66 cm and a length of 4 m, knowing that the density of the wood was 800 kg/m³.
  • The excavation
    vykop The excavation for the city sewer was 38 m long, 2.2 m wide, and 3 m deep. a) How many cubic meters of soil were dredged b) How many journeys had to be made by one car when removing the soil, if they loaded an average of 4.5 m of cubic soil on each journe
  • Baking muffins
    time Aunt Polly is baking muffins at a speed of 4 muffins per minute. Tom comes into the kitchen when Aunt Polly has 12 muffins, and begins to eat these muffins at a speed of 6 muffins per minute. When he finally leaves the kitchen, there are 4 muffins at the
  • The four
    mince_2 The four pirates divided 65 coins to each other. They were sorted by age, the youngest receiving the least number of coins, each half more than the previous one. How many coins did the oldest pirate receive?
  • A map
    land_1 A map with a scale of 1: 5,000 shows a rectangular field with an area of 18 ha. The length of the field is three times its width. The area of the field on the map is 72 cm square. What is the actual length and width of the field?
  • Embankment
    nasyp The railway embankment 300 m long has a cross section of an isosceles trapezoid with bases of 14 m and 8 m. The trapezoidal arms are 5 m long. Calculate how much m3 of soil is in the embankment?
  • Empty and full
    vaha2 An empty can has a mass of 1/6 lb. When it is filled with sand, it has a mass of 7/12 lb. Find the mass of the sand in the can?
  • Vector v4
    scalar_product Find the vector v4 perpendicular to vectors v1 = (1, 1, 1, -1), v2 = (1, 1, -1, 1) and v3 = (0, 0, 1, 1)
  • Temperature variations
    teplomer Today's temperature was 80 degrees, and then the temperature dropped 10 degrees. Then it dropped 15 degrees again, then the next day, the temperature went up 2 degrees. What would the temperature be?
  • Work together
    time Two bricklayers plastering a wall. The first would plaster it in 8 hours, the second in 12 hours. How many hours will they be done with the work if they work together?
  • Coins
    mince_1 The money - coins are minted from the hardest bronze, which contains copper and tin in a ratio of 41: 9. How much copper and tin are in 2kg of bronze money?
  • Grandma
    zemiaky 6 kg of potatoes is enough for four at home for 15 days. For how many days will this amount be enough if a grandma will visit?
  • Kilowatt-hours
    elektricky If the Lewis family used 648 kilowatt-hours of electricity in 12 days, how many kilowatts hours should they use in 24 days at the same rate of usage
  • Rectangular land
    domcek On a rectangular land with dimensions of 35 m and 18.5 m is a house with a square floor plan with a side of 14 m. What % of the land is not occupied?

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