# Volume - math word problems

1. A residential
A residential colony has a population of 5400 and 60 litres of water is required per person per day. For the effective utilization of rain water, they constructed a water reservoir measuring 48m × 27m × 25m to collect the rain water. For how many days, th
2. Surface of cubes
Peter molded a cuboid 2 cm, 4cm, 9cm of plasticine. Then the plasticine split into two parts in a ratio 1:8. From each part made a cube. In what ratio are the surfaces of these cubes?
3. How much
How much money will we pay for 20 planks 4m long, 15cm wide and 26mm thick when 1m³ of wood costs 4500kč?
4. Fruit juice
Fruit juice contains 37.5% sugar. How many percents of sugar will be in the flavored mineral that we prepare from 100 grams of fruit juice and 1.4 liters of mineral? (1 liter = 1 kg)
5. Cube edges
If the edge length of the cube increases by 50%, how does the volume of this cube increase?
6. Cylinder-shaped vase
If the cylinder-shaped vase is filled with water up to 35 cm, it contains 1 liter of water. How much water will it contain if it is filled to a height of 45cm?
7. Volume of cone
Find the volume of a right circular cone-shaped building with a height of 9 cm and a radius base of 7 cm.
8. Annual rainfall
The average annual rainfall is 686 mm. How many liters will fall on the 1-hectare field?
9. Toilets
A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one y
10. Water tank
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.
11. Mixture 2
How many liters of water must be added to 7 liters of a 20% solution to obtain a 10% solution?
12. Cylindrical container
An open-topped cylindrical container has a volume of V = 3140 cm3. Find the cylinder dimensions (radius of base r, height v) so that the least material is needed to form the container.
13. The coil
How many ropes (the diameter 8 mm) fit on the coil (threads are wrapped close together) The coil has dimension: the inner diameter 400mm, the outside diameter 800mm and the length of the coil is 470mm
14. Milk
At the kindergarten, every child got 1/5 liter of milk in the morning and another 1/8 liter of milk in the afternoon. How many liters were consumed per day for 20 children?
15. Water 31
Richard takes 3 1/6 liters of water before noon and 2 3/5 liters of water after noon. How many litres of water does Richard consume a day ?
16. Mixture
How many percentages mixtures do we get by adding 23ml of matter to 89ml of water?
17. Water block
A block with a 50 cm2 base is filled with water 5 cm under the edge. How many can sugar cubes with 2 cm edge be thrown into a container that overflow water?
18. Volume and body diagonal
Calculate how much the volume and body diagonal of the cuboid decrease if we reduce each of its three edges a, b, c by 18%?
19. Rainfall
A rectangular garden of 25m in length and width 20m in width fall 4mm of water. Express by a fraction in basic form what part of the 60-hectolitre tank we would fill with this water.
20. Conical area
A right angled triangle has sides a=12 and b=19 in right angle. The hypotenuse is c. If the triangle rotates on the c side as axis, find the volume and surface area of conical area created by this rotation.

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