# Units - math word problems

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• Sugar
From 3 tons of sugar beet was produced 480 kg of sugar. How many tons of sugar was produced from 17.5 tons of sugar beet?
• Rectangular garden 2
A farmer bought 600 m of wire for the fence. He wants to use it to besiege a rectangular garden with a surface of 16875 m2. Calculate the size of the garden.
• Free fall
The free fall body has gone 10m in the last 0.5s. Find the body speed at the moment of impact.
• The lowest
The lowest temperature on Thursday was 20°C. The lowest temperature on Saturday was 12°C. What was the difference between the lowest temperatures?
• Novak
Novak needed to dig up three of the same pit in the garden. The first pit dug father alone for 15 hours. His second dig son helped him and it did that in six hours. The third pit dug son himself. How long it took him?
• Three pumps together
One pump fills the tank in 1.5 hours, the second in 2 hours, and the third in 3 hours 20 minutes. How many minutes will the tank fill with three pumps if they work simultaneously?
• Joshka
Joshka had € 15. Mama took him 15%. How many had left?
• Cone side
Calculate the volume and area of the cone whose height is 10 cm and the axial section of the cone has an angle of 30 degrees between height and the cone side.
• Farmers
Farmers loaded into a truck of fruit and vegetables intended for the store. 10 boxes of 5 kg pears, 8 boxes of 6 kg plums, 7 boxes 9 kg of carrots and 10 bags of 50 kg of potatoes. How many kilograms of fruit and vegetables loaded in total? How many kg co
• A clock
A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
• Heating plant
Workers dump imported coke at heating plant. On the first day used half of the amount, the second day three quarters the rest and on the third day left 120 tons. How much coke they dump at heating plant?
• Trapezoid 15
Area of trapezoid is 266. What value is x if bases b1 is 2x-3, b2 is 2x+1 and height h is x+4
• Carrot seed
Carrot seed germination is 85%, weight 1000 carrots seeds are 2.4g. How many seeds are likely to germinate if we sow 8g of seeds?
• Tetrahedral pyramid
It is given a regular tetrahedral pyramid with base edge 6 cm and the height of the pyramid 10 cm. Calculate the length of its side edges.
• Triangle angles
In a triangle ABC the interior angle at the vertex C is twice as the internal angle at the point A. Outer angle at the point B measured 117 degrees. How big is the outer angle at the vertex A?
• A cylinder
A cylinder 108 cm high has a circumference of 24 cm. A string makes exactly 6 complete turns around the cylinder while its two ends touch the cylinder's top and bottom. (forming a spiral around the cylinder). How long is the string in cm?
• How old
The student who asked how many years he answered: "After 10 years I will be twice as old than as I was four years ago. How old is student?
• The temperarture
The temperarture is 0 degrees. It drops 5 degrees after 1 hour and then drops 3 degrees more the next hour. What is the temperature after 6 hours?
• Surface area
Calculate the surface area of a four-sides 2-m high prism which base is a rectangle with sides 17 cm and 1.3 dm
• Average speed
What is the average speed you have to move the way around the world in 80 days? (Path along the equator, round to km/h).

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