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  • Columns of two and three
    skola_2 When students in one class stand in columns of two there is none left. When he stands in columns of three, there is one student left. There are 5 more double columns than three columns. How many students are in the class?
  • TV tower
    Žižkov_tv_tower Calculate the height of the television tower if an observer standing 430 m from the base of the tower sees the peak at an altitude angle of 23°?
  • The ladder
    rebrik The ladder touch on a wall at a height of 7.5 m. The angle of the inclination of the ladder is 76°. How far is the lower end of the ladder from the wall?
  • Cutting cone
    kuzel_zrezany A cone with a base radius of 10 cm and a height of 12 cm is given. At what height above the base should we divide it by a section parallel to the base so that the volumes of the two resulting bodies are the same? Express the result in cm.
  • Telegraph poles
    pole The bases of two adjacent telegraph poles have a height difference of 10.5 m. How long do the wires connect the two poles if the slope is 39° 30´?
  • Surface of pyramid
    jehlan_1 In a regular quadrilateral pyramid, the height of the sidewall is equal to the length of the edge of the base. The content of the sidewall is 32 cm2. What is the surface of the pyramid?
  • In the dairy
    milk There were three times more packages of milk in the dairy than half a liter. When sold 10 liter and ten half-liter containers, four times more liters remained than half-liter packages. How many packages were there originally?
  • Electric work
    bulb Calculate the work done by the electric forces passing the current of 0.2 A through the bulb in 10 minutes if the bulb is connected to a 230 V power supply.
  • Two resistors
    resistor_1 Two resistors 20 Ω and 60 Ω are connected in series and an external voltage of 400 V is connected to them. What are the electrical voltages on the respective resistors? Please comment!
  • Diamond area from diagonals
    kosostvorec In the diamond ABCD is AB = 4 dm and the length of the diagonal is 6.4 dm long. What is the area of the diamond?
  • Lowest voltage
    inSeries Three resistors with resistors R1 = 10 kΩ, R2 = 20 kΩ, R3 = 30 kΩ are connected in series and an external voltage U = 30 V is connected to them. On which resistor is the lowest voltage?
  • Height of pyramid
    ihlan The pyramid ABCDV has edge lengths: AB = 4, AV = 7. What is its height?
  • What time is it?
    clocks2_1 What time is it, when there is 4 times less time left until midnight than the time that has elapsed since noon? What time is it, when one-fifth of the hours that have passed since midnight is equal to one-third of the hours that are missing by 12 o'clock?
  • Circle and square
    square_axes An ABCD square with a side length of 100 mm is given. Calculate the radius of the circle that passes through the vertices B, C and the center of the side AD.
  • Mains voltage
    bulb How much electric current flows through the appliance with a resistance of 40kΩ, which is connected to the mains voltage (230 V)?
  • Double ratio
    phones The mobile phone was twice gradually discounted in the ratio of 3: 2 1 half: 5 quarters. How much did it originally cost if the price was CZK 4,200 after a double discount?
  • Five combers
    permutations_3 Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours?
  • Copper Cu wire
    cu_wire Copper wire with a diameter of 1 mm and a weight of 350 g is wound on a spool. Calculate its length if the copper density is p = 8.9 g/cm cubic.
  • Second side
    rectangles2 Calculate the length of the other side of the rectangle if its circumference is 60 cm and one side is 10 cm long.
  • Cable car
    lanovka The cable car will carry 1280 passengers in 40 minutes. How many people will be transported in 2.5 hours?

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