Units - math word problems

  1. The publisher
    books_33 The publisher prepares the release of the dictionary. Print preparation costs no matter the number of printed copies of 150000 CZK. The printer charges 80 CZK for one print. A) What are the costs of one dictionary if 5000 copies printed? B) For what num
  2. MO Z8–I–6 2018
    lich_1 In the KLMN trapeze, KL has a 40 cm base and an MN of 16 cm. Point P lies on the KL line so that the NP segment divides the trapezoid into two parts with the same area. Find the length of the KP line.
  3. Diagonals of pentagon
    5gon_diagonal Calculate the diagonal length of the regular pentagon: a) inscribed in a circle of radius 12dm; b) a circumscribed circle with a radius of 12dm.
  4. Find the 6
    pc_smile_1 Find the total cost of 10 computers at $ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at $12 each
  5. The tourist
    bus27_16 The tourist traveled 190km in 5 hours. Part of the journey passed at 5 km/h. The rest he went by bus at a speed of 60 km/h. How long has a bus gone?
  6. Exchange rates
    penize_49 If the Canadian dollar appreciated by C$0.005 relative to the US dollar, what would be the new value of the Canadian dollar per US dollar? Assume the current exchange rate was US$1 = C$0.907.
  7. Composite ratio
    penize_49 Jakub, Aneta, and Lenka divided 1342 USD in the ratio 5/2: 3/10: 1/4. How much did Lenka take?
  8. Temperature 5
    teplomer_14 Temperature outside starts at 0 Fahrenheit. Over time the temperature changes at a rate of -0.6 Fahrenheit per hour. How long will it take for the temperature to reach -4.5 Fahrenheit?
  9. Spherical tank
    spherical-tanks The tank of a water tower is a sphere of radius 35ft. If the tank is filled to one quarter of full, what is the height of the water?
  10. Clock's gears
    orloj In the clock machine, three gears fit together. The largest has 168 teeth, the middle 90 teeth, and the smallest 48 teeth. The middle wheel turns around its axis in 90 seconds. How many times during the day do all the gears meet in the starting position?
  11. Children's pool
    bazen2_17 Children's pool at the swimming pool is 10m long, 5m wide and 50cm deep. Calculate: (a) how many m2 of tiles are needed for lining the perimeter walls of the pool? (b) how many hectoliters of water will fit into the pool?
  12. Two diggers
    digging Two diggers should dig a ditch. If each of them worked just one-third of the time that the other digger needs, they'd dig up a 13/18 ditch together. Find the ratio of the performance of this two diggers.
  13. Supplementary angles
    susedne_huly One of the supplementary angles is larger by 33° than the second one. Calculate the angles size.
  14. Two masters
    ucitelia_komplet The two masters will make as many parts as five apprentices at the same time. An eight-hour shift begins at 6 o'clock. When can a master finish the job to produce just as much as an apprentice for the whole shift?
  15. Outside temperature
    teplomer_13 The temperature outside was 57 degree Fahrenheit. During the next few hours it decreased by 18 degrees and then increased by 23 degrees. Find new temperature.
  16. Tickets 4
    cinema2_13 Stacey is selling tickets to the school play. The tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. She sells twice as many adult tickets as children's tickets and brings in a total of $342. How many of each kind of ticket did she sell?
  17. Edges or sides
    cube_shield_4 Calculate the cube volume, if the sum of the lengths of all sides is 276 cm.
  18. The swimmer
    river_3 The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motio
  19. The position
    motion2_3 The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t3-2t2-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero.
  20. Overtaking
    dopravni-znacka-zakaz-predjizdeni On the direct road, the passenger car overtakes the slower bus by starting to overtake 20 meters from the bus and after passing it ahead of it again 20 meters away. The car overtakes at a steady speed of 72 km/h, the bus goes at a steady speed of 54 km/h.

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