Units - math word problems

  1. Disinfecting solution
    desinfect How much distilled water is necessary to pour into 500 ml of 33% hydrogen peroxide solution to obtain 3% disinfecting solution?
  2. Profitability
    zisk The purchase price of goods is 13000, the sales price is the 20000. What is the profitability as a percentage?
  3. Gasoline consumption Skoda MB
    Skoda_120 Consumption of cars for 100 km is 6.6 liters of gasoline 1 liter of gasoline costs € 1.274. How many euro grandfather spent when the car travelled 321 km.
  4. Division of money
    euro Calculate how many euros have Matthew, Miriam, Lucy, Michael, Janka when together have 2,700 euros and the amounts are at a ratio of 1:5:6:7:8.
  5. Money borrow
    stur Ms. Kate wants to borrow € 2,000. The company A will borrow ten installments of 240 euros and the first two months does not pay anything. Company B it their position in 12 installments of € 210. Which company has the more favorable interest rate for Ms.
  6. 6 regular polygon
    hexagon_2 It is given 6 side regular polygon whose side is 5 cm. Calculate its content area. Compare how many more cm2 (square centimeters) has a circle in which is inscribed the 6-gon.
  7. Complete construction
    thalet Construct triangle ABC if hypotenuse c = 7 cm and angle ABC = 30 degrees. / Use Thales' theorem - circle /. Measure and write down the length of legs.
  8. Tonic
    krem One package tonic consume Mom 12 weeks and daughter for 14 weeks. 4 weeks they use the same cream together and then only daughter. How many weeks endured tonic to daughter then?
  9. Tributaries
    pritok The first tributary fill pool with water in 15 hours. The second tributary fill pool in 10 hours. For how many hours the pool is filled with both tributaries?
  10. Cows
    kravy0 20 cows has food for 60 days. We reduce the dose to two-thirds for 18 cows. How many days will be fed?
  11. Arc-sector
    vzorec arc length = 17 cm area of sector = 55 cm2 arc angle = ? the radius of the sector = ?
  12. Bob and Bobek
    bob_a_bobek At 10h 20min runs Bobek from hat at average speed 12 km/h. At what time must run out Bob at speed 18 km/h to catch him 9 kilometers from the hat?
  13. Forth and back
    forth_and_back Car goes from point A to point B at speed 78 km/h and back at 82 km/h. If went there and back at speed 81 km/h journey would take five minutes less. What is the distance between points A and B?
  14. Dwarfs
    trpaslik Four dwarfs would prepare firewood for Snow White in580 minutes. After an hour and a half they recruit friends so that finished preparing the wood for 280 minutes. How many dwarfs they recruited?
  15. Car - road
    car Car started at 11:40 at speed 54 km/h from A and to B arrived at 12:20. Determine the distance A and B.
  16. Beer permille
    pivo In the 5 kg of blood of adult human after three 10° beers consumed shortly after another is 6.6 g of the alcohol. How much is it as per mille?
  17. Landlord
    dukaty Landlord had 49 ducats more than Jurošík. How many ducats Jurošík steal landlord if the Jurošík now 5 ducats more?
  18. 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.
  19. Tangents construct
    tecna The circle k is given k (S; 2.5 cm) and an outer line p. Construct a tangent t of the circle that has with a line p angle 60°. How many solutions have the task?
  20. Bricks II
    cihly 3/4 bricks weighs 6 kg and 2/3 bricks. How weighs one whole brick?

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