The volume of problems

Number of problems found: 1056

  • Paula
    painter Paula is painting six doors that are all the same size. She used 2 liters of paint to cover 1 3/5 doors. How many liters of paint are needed for 1 door?
  • Swimming pool 5
    pool A rectangular inflatable swimming pool is 3 yards long, 2 5/8 yards wide, and  1 3/5 yard tall. What is the volume of the pool? Round to the nearest tenth.
  • Petrol as fuel
    fuel A car can travel 480 miles on a full tank of petrol. The tank holds 60 litres. The fuel gauge shows there are 15 litres left in the tank. How many more miles can the car travel before it runs out of petrol?
  • Oil change
    oil_tank A container holds 1/4 gallon of oil. Jack is changing the oil in his vehicles and needs 11 containers. How many gallons of oil does Jack need?
  • Mac painter
    painter Mac is mixing red and white paint to make pink for his candy painting. He uses 1/4 ounce of red paint and 2/3 ounce of white paint. How many ounces of paint did he use?
  • Tank B
    tanks Tank B has the same volume as Tank A. The volume of one section of Tank B is 4545 cubic feet. What is the volume, in cubic feet, of the other section of Tank B? Total volume of both tanks A+B is 15000 ft3. Enter your answer in the box.
  • An aquarium
    akvarko An aquarium tank that measures 2.4 m high, 6 m long, and 1.5 m wide and is completely filled with water. The density of water is 1,000 kg/m3. What is the mass of the water in the tank?
  • Height of a cube
    cube_shield What is the volume of a cube if the height is 5cm.
  • Gavin
    juice Gavin had 3 gallons of orange juice ready to serve at the breakfast party. His family drank 2 ⅛ gallons. How much is left? Show your work with a numberline, area model or grid.
  • Gift box
    cuboid_3colors A gift box has dimensions of: 8 1/2 inches, 5 1/2 inches, and 2 1/2 inches, respectively. How many cubes with side lengths of 1/2 inches would be needed to fill the gift box?
  • Red Riding Hood
    cup_flour Red Riding Hood is making her special banana pudding recipe. She is looking for her cup measure, but can only find her quarter cup measure. How many quarter cups does she need for 2 cups of sour cream?
  • Bucket 4
    kanister The bucket has 5/8 gallons of water. The bucket tips over, and 7/12 gallon of water pours out. How much water is left in the bucket, in gallons, written as a fraction?
  • Grayson
    flasa Grayson bought snacks for his team's practice. He bought a bag of oranges for $3.11 and a 24-pack of juice bottles. The total cost before tax was $50.15. How much was each bottle of juice?
  • Tom has
    water2 Tom has a water tank that holds 5 gallons of water. Tom uses water from a full tank to fill 6 bottles that each hold 16 ounces and a pitcher that holds 1/2 gallon. How many ounces of water are left in the water tank?
  • An architect
    cuboid_3colors An architect is designing a house. He wants the bedroom to have the dimensions of 8 ft by 4 ft by 7 ft. The architect doubles all three dimensions to create the den. Does that mean the den will have double the volume of the bedroom? First, find the volume
  • Bathtub
    watermixing Kevin has a bathtub shaped like a block. The bathtub measures 70 cm long, 45 cm wide and 50 cm high. Then the bathtub will be filled with clean water 3/5 of its height. The clean water needed is….
  • A dumpster
    cuboid_3colors A dumpster is shaped like a rectangular prism. It has a width of 8 feet, a height of 5 feet, and a volume of 880 cubic feet. What is the length of the dumpster?
  • Seven up
    juice Peter barman is making 8 gallons of Tropical trip punch. He has already poured in 1 3/4 gal of pineapple juice and 2 1/2 gal of orange juice. The only other ingredient us 7-Up. How much does 7-Up does Peter need?
  • Water overflow
    akvarko A rectangular container that has a length of 30 cm, a width of 20 cm, and a height of 24 cm is filled with water to a depth of 15 cm. When an additional 6.5 liters of water are poured into the container, some water overflows. How many liters of water over
  • Kate shares
    flasa Kate shares a 64-ounce bottle of apple cider with five friends. Each person's serving will be the same number of ounces. Between what two whole number of ounces will each person's serving to be? Explain using division.

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