Units - math word problems

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  • Hexagon ABCDEF
    hexagon_2 In the regular hexagon ABCDEF, the diagonal AE has a length 8cm. Calculate the circumference and the hexagon area.
  • Rectangle
    rectangles_11 Find the dimensions of the rectangle, whose perimeter is 108 cm and the length is 25% larger than the width.
  • Two cars 2
    2cars Two cars started from two positions 87 km distant at the same time in opposite directions at speeds 81 km/h and 75 km/h. What was the distance between them after 2 hours 50 minutes of driving.
  • Machines 2
    machine_1 2 machines for 50 hours produces 2,000 products. How many machines need to buy to make in 30 hours 15,000 products?
  • Rectangle and circle
    rectangle_circle_desc The rectangle ABCD has side lengths a = 40 mm and b = 30 mm and is circumscribed by a circle k. Calculate approximately how many cm is circle long.
  • Mortgage
    hypo_real_estate Family XY wants to take the bank mortgage (loan for an apartment/house) in the amount of € 100,000. Bank for processing the mortgage charges a fee of 0.79% of the amount borrowed. How many euros is this fee?
  • Workman - shift
    favorit_skoda The worker produces 300 components per shift. How many components would be produced in 18 shift, if his performance gradually increased every shift by 3 components?
  • Boat
    boat_ramp A force of 300 kg (3000 N) is required to pull a boat up a ramp inclined at 14° with horizontal. How much does the boat weight?
  • Fertilizer
    okurky Mr. Gherkin use for fertilization 7% solution of fertilizer. 17 liters of it still left. How much water must be added to the solution to make only 3% solution?
  • Circles
    two_circles The areas of the two circles are in the ratio 2:20. The larger circle has a diameter 20. Calculate the radius of the smaller circle.
  • Landlord
    dukaty Landlord had 49 ducats more than Jurošík. How many ducats Jurošík steal landlord if the Jurošík now 5 ducats more?
  • Painters
    3_painters One painter could paint a school for 7 days. The second one for 6 days. It was necessary to paint the school in two days. Next painter was invited and all worked together. How long would this painter painted the school itself?
  • Metal sheets
    odkvap_zlab How much metal sheet is needed to produce 8 gutters 4 m long and 12 cm in diameter? During production joints calculate at 3% of total consumption.
  • Two ships
    ship_6 The distance from A to B is 300km. At 7 am started from A to B a ferry with speed higher by 20 km/h than a ship that leaves at 8 o'clock from B to A. Both met at 10h 24min. Determine how far they will meet from A and when they reach the destination.
  • Cross road
    cyclist_34 From the junction of two streets that are perpendicular to each other, two cyclists (each on another street) walked out. One ran 18 km/h and the second 24 km/h. How are they away from a) 6 minutes, b) 15 minutes?
  • The perimeter of the rectangle
    rectangle The length, l, of a rectangle is 4 inches greater than its width, w. The perimeter of the rectangle is at least 30 inches. What inequality shows the range of possible widths of the rectangle?
  • Can
    konev Watering can full of water weighs 10 kg. Half-full can weighs 5.5 kg. How much weigh can?
  • TV tower
    Žižkov_tv_tower Calculate the height of the television tower if an observer standing 430 m from the base of the tower sees the peak at an altitude angle of 23°?
  • A trout
    A trout A trout was swimming 9 feet below the surface of a lake. It dove down 8 more feet to search for food. What is the position of the trout now relative to the surface? To solve the problem, Denise subtracted 9–8 and came up with an answer of 17 feet. Is Deni
  • Surface and volume
    kuzel2_1 Find the surface and volume of the rotating cone if the circumference of its base is 62.8 m and the side is 25 m long.

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