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  • Coordinates of the intersection of the diagonals
    rectangle_inside_circle_1 In the rectangular coordinate system, a rectangle ABCD is drawn. The vertices of the rectangle are determined by these coordinates A = (2.2) B = (8.2) C = (8.6) D = (2.6) Find the coordinates of the intersection of the diagonals of the ABCD rectangle
  • Digging a pit
    komoly_jehlan The pit has the shape of a regular quadrilateral truncated pyramid. The edges of the bases are 14m and 10m long. The sidewalls form an angle of 135° with a smaller base. Determine how many m3 of soil were excavated when digging the pit?
  • 9-gon pyramid
    9gon+Base+cone Calculate the volume and the surface of a nine-sided pyramid, the base of which can be inscribed with a circle with radius ρ = 7.2 cm and whose side edge s = 10.9 cm.
  • Everyday
    briefcases Everyday one employee leaves with 2 briefcases and returns on the 4th day. These 2 briefcases wont be available till the 05th day as the departing employee leaves before the briefcases arrives back and cleaned properly. How many briefcases are needed to e
  • Octagonal prism vase
    8prism 0.7 l of water can be poured in an octagonal prism vase. What is the height of the vase, if the bottom has a area of 25 cm square and a thickness of 12 mm?
  • Edge c
    kvadr_diagonal Find the edge c of cuboid if an edge a = 20 mm, b = 30 mm and surface area S = 8000 mm2.
  • Result and remainder
    plusminus After dividing the unknown number by the number 23, the quotient 11 and the remainder 4 are formed. Find an unknown number.
  • How many
    strecha How many m2 of copper sheet is needed to replace the roof of a conical tower with a diameter of 13 meters and a height of 24 meters, if we count 8% of the material for bending and waste?
  • A truck 2
    kamion2_0 A truck leaves home with building materials and makes a return trip every six days. To deliver all the materials, you need eight truck trips every month. How many trucks do you need?
  • There
    triangle_rt_taznice There is a triangle ABC: A (-2,3), B (4, -1), C (2,5). Determine the general equations of the lines on which they lie: a) AB side, b) height to side c, c) Axis of the AB side, d) median ta to side a
  • Exponential decay
    exponentialFexsDecay A tank contains 55 liters of water. Water is flowing out at the rate of 7% per minute. How long does it take to drain the tank?
  • Maximum of volume
    kuzel2 The shell of the cone is formed by winding a circular section with a radius of 1. For what central angle of a given circular section will the volume of the resulting cone be maximum?
  • Unknown metal
    PhosphComby The prism made of unknown metal has dimensions of 3 cm by 3 cm by 5 cm and a weight of 121 g. What metal is it? Write its chemical symbol.
  • Stoaches
    normal_d_2 Stoaches are fictional creatures distantly related to bigfoot and yeti. Stoach weights are normally distributed, with mean 904g and standard deviation 104g. State the probability that the sample mean of a random sample of 36 stoach weights exceeds 943g. (
  • Brick wall
    bricks What is the weight of a solid brick wall that is 30 cm wide, 4 m long and 2 m high? The density of the brick is 1500 kg per cubic meter.
  • Surface and volume
    kuzel2_1 Find the surface and volume of the rotating cone if the circumference of its base is 62.8 m and the side is 25 m long.
  • Right triangle
    rt_ttt A right triangle ABC is given, c is a hypotenuse. Find the length of the sides a, b, the angle beta if c = 5 and angle alfa = A = 35 degrees.
  • Chained winch
    vedro When digging a well, a chained winch is used to balance the material. An empty shackle weighs 8 kg, a full 64 kg. What force must the worker exert on the crank handle when pulling the shackle with a uniform movement from a depth of 5 m, if the shaft diame
  • Kohlrabies
    kalerab The price of one kohlrabi increased by € 0.40. The number of kohlrabies that a customer can buy for € 4 has thus decreased by 5. Find out the new price of one kohlrabi in euros.
  • Sphere parts, segment
    gulovy_odsek A sphere with a diameter of 20.6 cm, the cut is a circle with a diameter of 16.2 cm. .What are the volume of the segment and the surface of the segment?

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