# Units - math word problems

- Sand path

How many m^{3}of sand is needed to fill the 1.5m wide path around a rectangular flowerbed of 8m and 14m if the sand layer is 6cm high? - Resistance

A resistor having an electrical resistance of 1.5 k ohms passes an electrical current of 0.1 A. Calculate what voltage is between the terminals of the resistor. - An oil

An oil drum is cut in half. One half is used as a water trough. Use the dimensions; length 82cm, width 56cm to estimate the capacity of the water trough in liters. - Equilateral cylinder

A sphere is inserted into the rotating equilateral cylinder (touching the bases and the shell). Prove that the cylinder has both a volume and a surface half larger than an inscribed sphere. - Scientific notation

Approximately 7.5x10^{5}gallons of water flow over a waterfall each second. There are 8.6x10^{4}seconds in 1 day. Select the approximate number of gallons of water that flow over the waterfall in 1 day. - If the

If the tangent of an angle of a right angled triangle is 0.8. Then its longest side is. .. . - In a 2

In a thirteen sided polygon, the sum of five angles is 1274°, four of the eight angles remaining are equal and the other four are 18° less than each of the equal angles. Find the angles. . - Six-sided polygon

In a six-sided polygon. The first two angles are equal, the third angle is twice (the equal angles), two other angles are trice the equal angle, while the last angle is a right angle. Find the value of each angle. - Two angles

The triangles ABC and A'B'C 'are similar. In the ABC triangle, the two angles are 25° and 65°. Explain why in the triangle A'B'C 'is the sum of two angles of 90 degrees. - Lampshade

The cone-shaped lampshade has a diameter of 30 cm and a height of 10 cm. How many cm^{2}of material will we need when we 10% is waste? - 3 cats

3 cats eat 3 mice in 3 days. How many mice will eat 10 cats in 10 days? - Ditch

Ditch profile is an isosceles trapezoid with bases of length 80m and 60m. The slope of the side wall of the ditch is 80°. Calculate the ditch depth. - 15 teachers

15 teachers teach for a combined amount of 128 days over a period of 64 days. What is this expressed as a percentage? - Bus vs train

Milada took the bus and the journey took 55 minutes. Jarmila was 1h 20 min by train. They arrived in Prague at the same time 10h45 min. At what time did each have to go out? - Area of iso-trap

Find the area of an isosceles trapezoid if the lengths of its bases are 16 cm and 30 cm, and the diagonals are perpendicular to each other. - Bricklayers

When a bricklayer works himself to redeem the house in 8 days, the other bricklayer will be finished in 10 days. How long will it take to make 3 such houses together? - Cylinder melted into cuboid

A circular cylinder has area of cross section 56cm^{2}and the height is 10cm the cylinder is melted and made into a cuboid of base area 16cm^{2}. What is the height of the cuboid? - A square

A square with length of diagonals 12cm give: a) Calculate the area of a square b) rhombus with the same area as the square, has one diagonal with length of 16 cm. Calculate the length of the other diagonal. - Diagonals

What x-gon has 54 diagonals? - Stones in aquarium

In an aquarium with a length of 2 m, 1.5 m wide and 2.5 m deep, the water is up to three-quarters of the depth. Can we place 2m cubic meters of stones in the aquarium without spilling water? (0 = no, 1 = yes)

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