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Chauncey is building a storage bench for his son’s playroom. The storage bench will fit into the corner and against two walls to form a triangle. Chanuncy wants to buy a triangular shaped cover for the bench. If the storage bench is 2 1/2 ft. Along one w
- Fraction + eq
Solve following simple equation with fractions: -5/6(8+5b) = 75 + 5/3b
Divide the number 72 in the ratio 7: 2 and calculate the ratio of the numbers found in this order and write down as decimal.
- Tree trunk
What is the smallest diameter of a tree trunk that we can cut a square-section square with a side length of 20 cm?
The number of missed hours was recorded in 11 pupils: 5,12,6,8,10,7,5,110,2,5,6. Determine the median.
- Geometric progressiob
If the sum of four consective terms of geometric progression is 80 and arithmetic mean of second and fourth term is 30 then find terms?
An electric motor makes 3,000 revolutions per minutes. How many degrees does it rotate in one second?
- The hiker
The hiker will travel 40% of the route on the first day 1and/3 of the rest od second day. Last day 30 km. What was the length of the 3-day trip? How many kilometers did he walk each day?
From the bag with numbered balls (numbers 1,2,3,. ..20) we pick one ball. What is the probability of choosing a number containing 1?
- Base of prism
The base of the perpendicular prism is a rectangular triangle whose legs length are at a 3: 4 ratio. The height of the prism is 2cm smaller than the larger base leg. Determine the volume of the prism if its surface is 468 cm2.
- Touch x-axis
Find the equations of circles that pass through points A (-2; 4) and B (0; 2) and touch the x-axis.
- Time passing
6 years ago, Marcela's mother was two times older than her and two times younger than her father. When Marcela is 36, she will be twice as young as her father. How old are Marcela, her father, and mother now?
- Graduation party
There are 15 boys and 12 girls at the graduation party. Determine how many four couples can be selected.
- Average speed
The truck drove 1/2 of the way on the highway at 80km/h. The other half of the way 20km/h. Calculate the average speed
- Three pumps together
One pump fills the tank in 1.5 hours, the second in 2 hours, and the third in 3 hours 20 minutes. How many minutes will the tank fill with three pumps if they work simultaneously?
The aquarium with internal dimensions of the bottom 40 cm × 35 cm and a height of 30 cm is filled with two-thirds of water. Calculate how many millimeters the water level in the aquarium rises by dipping a pebble-shaped sphere with a diameter of 18 cm.
- Steel tube
The steel tube has an inner diameter of 4 cm and an outer diameter of 4.8 cm. The density of the steel is 7800 kg/m3. Calculate its length if it weighs 15 kg.
- Copper sulphate
How much g of water do we have to add to 240 g of an 84% CuSO4 solution to produce a 60% solution? (Express the mass of crystalline CuSO4 in the original solution and in the resulting solution and compare them. )
- Sales off
After discounting 40% the goods cost 15 €. How much did the cost of the goods before the discount?
Records indicate 90% error-free. If 8 records are randomly selected, what is the probability that at least 2 records have no errors?