Volume - math word problems

  1. The wall
    wall_mur We have to build a cuboid wall with dimensions base 30 cm and 45 cm and height 3.25 meters. Calculate how many we need bricks if we spend 400 pieces of bricks to 1 m3 of wall?
  2. Water inlets
    pipe Inlet valve with a flow rate of 12 liters per second is filled tank for 72 minutes. How long take to fill full tank if we open one more such valve half an hour after?
  3. Two balls
    balls-inside-cylinder Two balls, one 8cm in radius and the other 6cm in radius, are placed in a cylindrical plastic container 10cm in radius. Find the volume of water necessary to cover them.
  4. Vertical prism
    hranoly3 The base of vertical prism is a right triangle with leg a = 5 cm and a hypotenuse c = 13 cm. The height of the prism is equal to the circumference of the base. Calculate the surface area and volume of the prism
  5. Stadium
    sphere_segment A domed stadium is in the shape of spherical segment with a base radius of 150 m. The dome must contain a volume of 3500000 m³. Determine the height of the dome at its centre to the nearest tenth of a meter.
  6. Disinfecting solution
    desinfect How much distilled water is necessary to pour into 500 ml of 33% hydrogen peroxide solution to obtain 3% disinfecting solution?
  7. 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?
  8. Heart as pump
    srdce Heart pumps out 5.17 liters of blood in 1 minute. How many liters of blood pumped per hour and how much per day?
  9. Tent
    stan Calculate how many liters of air will fit in the tent that has a shield in the shape of an isosceles right triangle with legs r = 3 m long the height = 1.5 m and a side length d = 5 m.
  10. Cubes
    kocky_1 Most how many cubes with an edge length of 5 cm may fit in the cube with the inner edge of 0.4 m?
  11. 3s prism
    Prism It is given a regular perpendicular triangular prism with a height 19.0 cm and a base edge length 7.1 cm. Calculate the volume of the prism.
  12. Truncated pyramid
    komoly_ihlan How many cubic meters is volume of a regular four-side truncated pyramid with edges one meter and 60 cm and high 250 mm?
  13. Cork and swimming
    korek If a person weighs 80 kg, how many kilograms of cork must take swimming belt to use it to float on water? The density of the human body is 1050kg/m3 and cork 300kg/m3. (Instructions: Let the human body and cork on a mixture that has a density of 1000kg/
  14. The dam
    prehrada-orlik The water reservoir is filled with first tributary for 25 hours second tributary for 35 hours. Some time were both inlets open, then a second tributary closed and the tank was filled in four hours. What time water flowed from both tributaries? (Expressed
  15. Reduce of the volume
    cubes Calculate how many % reduce the volume of the cube is we reduced length of each edge by 10%.
  16. Cube volume
    cube6 The cube has a surface of 384 cm2. Calculate its volume.
  17. Percitipation - meteo
    percipitation Do you have any tip for calc percitipation on a lnd ? Example on 2 ha falls to 5 mm, how many cubic meters is it?
  18. Tetrahedral pyramid
    pyramid_4s Calculate the volume and surface of the regular tetrahedral pyramid if content area of the base is 20 cm2 and deviation angle of the side edges from the plane of the base is 60 degrees.
  19. Container
    konva How many three-quarters liters jar fill 30 liters container?
  20. Pumps 5
    pump_1 5 pump pumped in 3 hours 1800 hl of water. How many hectoliters of water pumped 4 equally powerful pumps in 6 hours?

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