Units - math word problems

  1. Trucks
    truck_big Truck take you the some amount of clay in 30 hours. Second truck in 40 hours. Trucks carted the clay away some time together then the second truck broke down and the first one completed the job in five hours. What time worked together?
  2. Garden
    zahon_4 Rectangular garden 31 meters 40 centimeters long and 20m30cm wide adjacent with the shorter side with another (fenced) garden and on one longest side is 1 meter wide gate. How many meters of fence is needed to buy? (Estimate, calculate, verify a test ca
  3. Container
    konva How many three-quarters liters jar fill 30 liters container?
  4. Container
    valec2_5 The container has a cylindrical shape the base diameter 0.8 m and the area of the base is equal to the area of the wall. How many liters of water can we pour into the container?
  5. Driver
    truck_2 The driver of the supply car reckoned that at the average speed of 72 km/h arrives to the warehouse for 1 1/4 hours. After 30 km however unintentionally drove to the gas station and have ten minutes delay. At what average speed would have to go the rest.
  6. Suzan
    eliska My daughter reaches X years in X squared, said Suzan father in 2009 during the celebration of her birthday. When will given fact become reality and how many years at that time will have Suzan?
  7. Quadrangular prism
    hranol4sreg_7 Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular quadrangular prism 35 cm high and the base diagonal of 22 cm.
  8. 3s prism
    Prism It is given a regular perpendicular triangular prism with a height 19.0 cm and a base edge length 7.1 cm. Calculate the volume of the prism.
  9. Mow the lawn
    grass_2 Dano would mow the lawn in 12 hours and Milada in 16 hours. How long will take the lawn mow together?
  10. Four sided prism
    hranol4sreg Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular quadrangular prism whose height is 28.6cm and the body diagonal forms a 50 degree angle with the base plane.
  11. Cablecar
    petrin_draha Funicular on Petrin (Prague) was 408 meters long and overcomes the difference 106 meters in altitude. Calculate the angle of climb.
  12. Painter
    painting_1 How many euros we will pay for repainting the room shaped cuboid with a length of 4.5 meters, width of 2.5 meters and a height of 3 meters, if for 1 m2 with paint we pay € 1.5?
  13. Pitcher
    maliny_3 Matthew picked up half-pitcher of raspberry in 45 minutes. Find how long three children filled the pitcher if each of them working at the same pace as Matthew.
  14. The tram
    elektricky_1 The tram is moving with acceleration a = 0.3m/s2. How long it will pass the first meter of track? How long does it take 10 meters. What is its speed at the end of the 10 meters track?
  15. Athlete
    sportovec How long length run athlete when the track is circular shape of radius 120 meters and an athlete runs five times in the circuit?
  16. Pulley
    kladka On wheels with a diameter of 40 cm is fixed rope with the load. Calculate how far is load lifted when the wheel turns 7 times?
  17. Three friends
    money_19 Three friends divided the profit 104,650 CZK, so that for every 4 CZK, which got the first friend equals 5 crowns for second and for every 9 CZK, which got the second equals 16 CZK for third. Question: Who got the most and how much.
  18. Six years
    children_9 In six years Jan will be twice as old as he was six years ago. How old is he?
  19. Value of teeth
    dental_caries To know value to the healthy teeth we discover only when we take care about tooth caries followed by loss of teeth and think how to replace missing teeth... Calculate the value (cost of money) healthy teeth, if we assume that man has with 32 teeth and rep
  20. Water tank
    valec_6 The water tank has a cylindrical shape with a base diameter of 4.2 m and is 80 cm deep. How many minutes will take fill it 10 cm below the edge of the tank if water flowing 2 liters per second?

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