Fractions + volume - math problems

Number of problems found: 52

  • Cube cut
    cut_cube In the ABCDA'B'C'D'cube, it is guided by the edge of the CC' a plane witch dividing the cube into two perpendicular four-sided and triangular prisms, whose volumes are 3:2. Determine in which ratio the edge AB is divided by this plane.
  • Cylinder-shaped vase
    vaza_1 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?
  • Sea water
    sea_1 Seawater contains about 4.3% salt. How many dm3 of distilled water we must pour into 5 dm3 of sea water to get water with 1.8% salt?
  • Inlet minus outlet
    inlets_6 Water flows into the tank through two pipes and flows out of the third pipe spontaneously. The pipe A itself would fill the tank in 3 hours, the pipe B itself would fille in 4 hours, and the pipe C itself would flow out in 12 hours. How long will the tank
  • Cube, cuboid, and sphere
    cubes3_8 Volumes of a cube and a cuboid are in ratio 3: 2. Volumes of sphere and cuboid are in ratio 1: 3. At what rate are the volumes of cube, cuboid, and sphere?
  • Aircraft angines
    aircraft-02 The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
  • Three glasses
    skleniceRGB Three glasses of different colors have different volumes. Red 1.5 liter is filled from 2/5, blue 3/4 liter is filled from 1/3, and the third green 1.2 liter is empty. Pour green glass 1/4 of the contents from the red glass and 2/5 of the content from the
  • Toilets
    toilet 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
  • Gasoline-oil ratio
    fuel-pump The manufacturer of a scooter engine recommends a gasoline-oil fuel mixture ratio of 15 to 1. In a particular garage, we can buy pure gasoline and a gasoline-oil mixture, 75% gasoline. How much gasoline and gasoline-oil mix do we need to make 8.0 L of fue
  • Seawater
    ice_cubes Seawater has a density of 1025 kg/m3, ice 920 kg/m3. 8 liters of seawater froze and created a cube. Calculate the size of the cube edge.
  • Pumps
    water_pump Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
  • Engineer Kažimír
    demagog_smer_1 The difference between politicians-demagogues and reasonable person with at least primary education beautifully illustrated by the TV show example. "Engineer" Kažimír says that during their tenure there was a large decline in the price of natural gas, pri

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