Units - math word problems

  1. Freight and passenger car
    1999_Daewoo_Leganza The truck starts at 8 pm at 30 km/h. Passenger car starts at 8 pm at 40 km/h. Passenger arrives in the destination city 1 hour and 45 min earlier. What is the distance between the city of departure and destination city?
  2. Katy
    shipment Kate paid for the package on delivery of four meters textile 688 CZK. What is the price of one meter textile when shipping and handling amounted to 48 CZK?
  3. For thinkings
    glass_cubes The glass cube dive into the aquarium, which has a length of 25 cm, width 20 cm and height of 30 cm. Aquarium water rises by 2 cm. a) What is the volume of a cube? b) How many centimeters measure its edge?
  4. Arc
    vysek What area of a circle occupied the flowers planted in the arc of a circle with radius 4 m with central angle 45°?
  5. Mr Novak
    Salary-increase Mr Novak earns an average 1249 euros. When increasing the salary they gave him a choice: ? What is better choice for Mr Novak?
  6. Trunk
    kufor_auta Calculate length of the biggest fishing rod can be inserted into the trunk of a car with dimensions 165 x 99 × 85 cm?
  7. Barrel with liquid
    barrel Barrel with grain weight 297 kg. When it shed 48% of grain, ha weight 174 kg. What is the weight of empty barrel?
  8. Inflow - outflow
    water_barrels The tank will fill by inflow for 143 minutes and empties by outflow for 150 minutes. How long take to fill tank if it is also opened the inflow and outflow?
  9. Floating floor
    floor In the new building is considered a floating floor worker in each room. 30 minutes lay 9 m2 of the floor. How long 3 workers laid the floor in 4 rooms with a total area of 90 m2?
  10. Angle in RT
    triangles_10 Determine the size of the smallest internal angle of a right triangle whose sides constitutes sizes consecutive members of arithmetic progressions.
  11. Prism
    prism The volume of tetrahedral prism is 2.43 m3. Base of prism is a parallelogram in which a side 2,5dm and height ha = 18cm. Calculate the height of the prism.
  12. Wind drift
    airplane The plane flies at 860 km/h, passing distance 3000 kilometers with the wind and once again against the wind for 6 h 59 min. What is the wind speed?
  13. Aircrafts
    boeings Above the town hall tower flew the plane with constant speed 592 km/h and 15 minutes later the second plane at speed of 675 km/h. How long and how far from the town hall will be aircrafts caught up?
  14. Bottles of juice
    juice_cones How many 2-liter bottles of juice need to buy if you want to transfer juice to 50 pitchers rotary cone shape with a diameter of 24 cm and base side length of 1.5 dm.
  15. Meridian
    Globe What is the distance (length) the Earth's meridian 23° when the radius of the Earth is 6370 km?
  16. Elevator
    vytah-sachta In homes with more floor elevators are used. For passenger transport, the most commonly used traction elevator counterweight. The top of the shaft engine room with the engine. The car is suspended on a rope, which is guided up over two pulleys to the count
  17. Stairs
    schosy Between adjacent levels are 15 stairs. If step will be 1.2 cm lower there would be 16 stairs. What is the stair height?
  18. Garage
    garaz2 There are two laths in the garage opposite one another: one 2 meters long and the second 3 meters long. They fall against each other and stay against the opposite walls of the garage and both laths cross 70 cm above the garage floor. How wide is the garag
  19. Vertices of RT
    RightTriangleMidpoint_3 Show that the points P1 (5,0), P2 (2,1) & P3 (4,7) are the vertices of a right triangle.
  20. Nine balls
    vahy Imagine that you have exactly the same appearance nine balls of which one has a greater mass than the other. You have isosceles weights. Post a procedure as you would using a weights to discover heavier balls. How many measurements at least you have to do?

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