Units - math word problems

  1. Bus vs train
    Clock0400_1 Milada took the bus and the journey took 55 minutes. Jarmila was 1h 20 min by train. They arrived in Prague at the same time 10h45 min. At what time did each have to go out?
  2. Two pumps together
    pumps_6 The first pump will fill the tank itself in 3 hours and the second one in 6 hours. How many hours will the tank be full if both pumps are worked at the same time?
  3. Children playground
    lich_5 The playground has the shape of a trapezoid, the parallel sides have a length of 36 m and 21 m, the remaining two sides are 14 m long and 16 m long. Determine the size of the inner trapezoid angles.
  4. Orlík hydroelectric plant
    1280px-Orlík_1 The Orlík hydroelectric power plant, built in 1954-1961, consists of four Kaplan turbines. For each of them, the water with a flow rate of Q = 150 m3/s is supplied with a flow rate of h = 70.5 m at full power. a) What is the total installed power of the p
  5. Together 3
    painter_8 If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together?
  6. Water tank
    nadrz_13 A 288 hectoliter of water was poured into the tank with dimensions 12 m and 6 m bottom and 2 m depth. What part of the volume of the tank water occupied? Calculate the surface of tank wetted with water.
  7. Pump
    pumps_9 680 liters of water were pumped in 8 minutes. How many liters was spent in 56 minutes?
  8. Tetrahedron
    3sidespyramid What is the angle of the sides from the base of a three-sided pyramid where the sides are identical?
  9. Rate or interest
    penize_45 At what rate percent will Rs.2000 amount to Rs.2315.25 in 3 years at compound interest?
  10. Regular triangular pyramid
    3sidespyramid_1 Calculate the volume and surface area of the regular triangular pyramid and the height of the pyramid is 12 centimeters, the bottom edge has 4 centimeters and the height of the side wall is 12 centimeters
  11. Living room
    room_2 How many people can live in a room with dimensions: a = 4m b = 5m c = 2.5m if one person needs 15m cubic space (i. E. Air . .. )?
  12. Mr. Tolentino
    numbers2_25 Mr. Tolentino own a piece of land, it measures 86.12 meters long 68.293 meters width. How much longer is the length than the width?
  13. Seamstress
    textiles_2 The seamstress cut the fabric into 3 parts. The first part was the eighth fabric, the second part was three-fifths of the fabric and the third part had a length of 66 cm. Calculate the original length of the fabric.
  14. Sugar production
    cukrrka_1 From 1 ton of beet, 150 kg of sugar is produced. To clean 1 ton of sugar 450 kg of lime is consumed. Calculate how many kgs of lime is consumed when processing 1 ton of sugar beet?
  15. Sale
    usd A camera has a listed price of $751.98 before tax. If the sales tax rate is 9.25%, find the total cost of the camera with sales tax included.
  16. Our house
    malovka_6 Our house would paint four painters in 14 days. How long could it paint five painters? How long will it take if two other painters will come to help after 5 days?
  17. Birthday
    spice Mother bought 21 desserts on the occasion of Mirka's birthday one tips was 9 CZK and the kremlin cost 12 CZK. For all desserts, she paid 213 CZK. How many kremlins and how many tips mums did buy?
  18. Butter
    factory_butter At the Orville redenbocher popcorn factory there is a tank of artificial butter substitute which is 55 feet tall and 18 feet in diameter. How many gallons of artificial butter substitute can the tank contain?
  19. Cube edges
    cubes3_3 If the edge length of the cube increases by 50%, how does the volume of this cube increase?
  20. Pupil age
    age_6 I am a pupil of the primary school, I spent 1/4 of my age on the exercise of parents with children, 1/3 on drawing, 1/6 on flute. I did not have a ring for the first three years of my life and never went to two rings at once. How old am I?

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