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Jonah has an 8-pound bag of potting soil. He divides it evenly among 5 flowerpots. How much soil is in each pot? Show your answer as a fraction or mixed number. Solve this problem any way you choose.
- Find the
Find the third interior angle of the triangle ABC where: α = 48°, γ = 65°.
- A rope
A rope can be cut into equal length with no rope left over. The lengths can be 15cm,18cm or 25cm. What is the shortest possible length of the rope?
- A recipe
A recipe requires 3/4 cups of milk. Paula is making 1/2 of the recipe. How many cups will Paula use?
- A box 2
A box has a length of 4 1/2 inches, a width of 3 2/3 inches and a height of 8 1/4 inches. What is the volume of the box?
Surveyors mark 4 points on the surface of the globe so that their distances are the same. What is their distance from each other?
Rectangular triangle KLM with right angle at vertex L, angle beta at vertex K and angle alpha at vertex M. Angle at vertex M = 65°, side l = 17.5 cm. Use Pythagorean theorems and trigonometric functions to calculate the lengths of all sides and the angle
- Ratio to total
7:12 is the ratio of orchids to tulips. What is the ratio of the number of orchids to the total number of flowers in the garden?
- The quadrilateral
The quadrilateral ABCD is composed of two right triangles ABD and BCD. For side lengths: |AD| = 3cm, | BC | = 12cm, | BD | = 5cm. How many square centimeters (area) does the quadrilateral ABCD have? The angles DAB and DBC are right.
- Divide an isosceles triangle
How to divide an isosceles triangle into two parts with equal contents perpendicular to the axis of symmetry (into a trapezoid and a triangle)?
- The gift
How much wrapping paper is needed to wrap a cube-shaped gift with edge measuring 15 cm?
- Triangular land
Jana has a rectangular garden measuring 30 meters by 72 meters that she wants to split diagonally from corner to corner using a fence. How long does her fence need to be?
- What is 15
What is the probability, that a player in the games of ludo will throw a double 6 twice .
- Equilateral triangle
Find the area of an equilateral triangle with a side of 15 cm.
- The collar
The collar on the dress has the shape of an annulus 6 cm wide. The circumference of the inner circle is 31.4 cm. How much cm2 of fabric is needed to make one collar?
- Recipe 2
Anna's making muffins! These ingredients make 12 muffins: 3/4 cup of flower 1/2 cup of sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup of milk 1/3 teaspoon cinnamon 7 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons baking power 1 egg 2 tablespoons brown sugar Anna has a 8 muffin tray. What
Edmond Santos borrowed USD 20,000 for 18 months at 6 1/2 % per year. Find the APR (Annual Percentage Rate) if the loan was repaid monthly. The answer is: Note: APR is expressed as a percentage that represents the actual yearly cost of funds over the term
The temperature in Roxville decreased 15 degree in five hours. What was the average decrease in temperature per hour? Write you answer as an integer.
- Trapezoidal base
Calculate the surface and volume of a quadrilateral prism with a trapezoidal base, where a = 7 cm, b = 4 cm, c = 5 cm, d = 4 cm, height of trapezium v = 3.7 cm and the height of the prism h = 5 cm.
- Three pillars
On a straight road, three pillars are 6 m high at the same distance of 10 m. At what angle of view does Vlado see each pillar if it is 30 m from the first and his eyes are at 1.8 m high?