Volume - math word problems

  1. Area to volume
    two_cubes_2 If the surface area of a cube is 486, find its volume.
  2. Hectoliters
    bazen_14 How deep is the pool if there are 2025 hectoliters of water and the bottom dimensions are a = 15 meters b = 7,5 meters and the water level is up to 9/10 (nine-tenths) of height.
  3. The pool
    inlet_1 The pool contains 220 m3 of water. The pool can be emptied either: a) 10 hours of pipe B and 8 hours of pipe A, or b) 10 hours of pipe A and 7 hours of pipe B. How many cubic meters of water will flow in 1 hour from pipe A and how many from pipe B?
  4. 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?
  5. Bricks pyramid
    The_Great_Pyramid How many 50cm x 32cm x 30cm brick needed to built a 272m x 272m x 278m pyramid?
  6. Mixing water
    teplomer_17 The 30-liter container should we fill with water at 60 degrees Celsius. How many liters of water 80 degrees C hot and how many liters of water 20 degrees Celsius warm we have to mix?
  7. 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
  8. Bucket
    watertank_4 The bucket half filled with water weighs 5.55 kg, the full bucket weighs 9.85 kg. How much does the bucket weigh?
  9. Body diagonal
    cube_diagonals_2 Calculate the cube volume, whose body diagonal size is 75 dm. Draw a picture and highlight the body diagonal.
  10. The aquarium
    akvarko_17 The aquarium has a capacity of 18 liters. What is its height when the square bottom is 8 2/3 cm long?
  11. Home cleaning
    bleach Mr. Smith is cleaning up a big mess at home. In the closet, he finds a solution that is 5% bleach, and another stronger solution that is 20% bleach. For this particular job, he needs 600mL of 15% bleach. How much of each type (to the nearest mL) should he
  12. Gold horseshoe
    podkova Calculate the volume of a gold horseshoe that weighs 750g.
  13. Soup from canteen
    soup_3 For how many people is 90 liters of soup enough if we assume 3/8 liter of soup per person in the canteen?
  14. Inlet and outlet
    bazen2_19 The pool has a capacity of 50 hl. The inlet pipe flows in 1 minute 1.25 hl, and the waste pipe outlet is draining the full pool in 50 minutes. How long will take the empty the full pool when both the inlet and outlet are opened at the same time?
  15. Cylindrical tank 2
    watertank_3 If a cylindrical tank with volume is used 12320cm raised to the power of 3 and base 28cm is used to store water. How many liters of water can it hold?
  16. Reservoir 3
    water_11 How many cubic feet of water is stored in the reservoir that has a length of 200 feet, a width of 100 feet, an overflow depth of 32 feet, and a current water level of 24 feet?
  17. Winery
    wines_2 The wine processing plant sold 8/15 of its total wine production to the domestic market, 2/7 to the foreign the rest of the wine. How many percents are still in stock?
  18. Dort
    dort_3 The cube-shaped cube box has the dimensions of 30 cm × 30 cm × 12 cm. How many CZK (Czech crowns) would cost be the biggest cake that would fit into the box when a 10 cm³ cake costs CZK 0.5? The cake has the same shape as the box.
  19. Spherical tank
    spherical-tanks The tank of a water tower is a sphere of radius 35ft. If the tank is filled to one quarter of full, what is the height of the water?
  20. Children's pool
    bazen2_17 Children's pool at the swimming pool is 10m long, 5m wide and 50cm deep. Calculate: (a) how many m2 of tiles are needed for lining the perimeter walls of the pool? (b) how many hectoliters of water will fit into the pool?

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