Units - math word problems

  1. Rectangular trapezoid
    right-trapezium-figure The ABCD rectangular trapezoid with the AB and CD bases is divided by the diagonal AC into two equilateral rectangular triangles. The length of the diagonal AC is 62cm. Calculate trapezium area in cm square and calculate how many differs perimeters of the.
  2. In and out
    inlets_1 The empty tank is filled in 12 minutes and empty in 16 minutes. How long does it take to fill if we forgot to close the drain? If the tank has 1000 l.
  3. Interior designer
    draperies To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies?
  4. Snowman 3
    snowman_2 During the last winter carnival, the local college students built a 30- foot snowman out of 109 tons of snow. How much snow will be needed to build a 36- foot snowman this year?
  5. Endless lego set
    lego_2 The endless lego set contains only 6, 9, 20 kilograms blocks that can no longer be polished or broken. The workers took them to the gym and immediately started building different buildings. And of course, they wrote down how much the building weighed. They
  6. The perimeter
    hexagon6 The perimeter of equilateral △PQR is 12. The perimeter of regular hexagon STUVWX is also 12. What is the ratio of the area of △PQR to the area of STUVWX?
  7. Sick
    kosela Six seamstresses should make 60 shirts in five business days. After three days two seamstresses were sick. How many days have the remaining seamstresses to finish contract?
  8. Two friends
    clock-night-schr_13 Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin.
  9. Speed of car
    autosalon_2 The car went to a city that was 240 km away. If his speed increased by 8 km/h, it would reach the finish one hour earlier. Determine its original speed.
  10. Gasoline tank 2
    fuel_pump2 A gasoline tank is 1/6 full. When 25 liters of gasoline were added, it became 3/4 full. How many liters more is needed to fill it? Show your solution.
  11. Sand path
    sand_1 How many m3 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?
  12. Coordinate axes
    tr_triangle_axes Determine the area of the triangle given by line -7x+7y+63=0 and coordinate axes x and y.
  13. Cuboid - Vab
    cuboid_3 Find the surface of the cuboid when its volume is 52.8 cubic centimeters, and the length of its two edges is 2 centimeters and 6 centimeters.
  14. Diameter to area
    circle_eq_1 Find the area of a circle whose diameter is 26cm.
  15. A clock
    clocks2_19 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
  16. Three machines
    rozvrh_1 The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?
  17. The room
    malovka_5 The room has a cuboid shape with dimensions: length 50m and width 60dm and height 300cm. Calculate how much this room will cost paint (floor is not painted) if the window and door area is 15% of the total area and 1m2 cost 15 euro.
  18. Vehicle tank
    fuel_pump2 A vehicle tank was 3/5 full of petrol. When 21 liters of fuel was added it was 5/6 full. How many liters of petrol can the tank hold?
  19. Ten cashiers
    pokladna Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes?
  20. Three pumps
    pumps_5 We are filling the pool. The first pump would be filled in 12 hours, the second pump in 15 hours. If all three pumps were running at the same time, it would fill the pool for 4 hours. How long would the pool fill only with the third pump?

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