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  1. A plasticine
    cubes3 Jožko modeled from plasticine. He used 27g of plasticine to model a 3 cm long cube. How many grams of plasticine will it need to mold cubes with an edge of 6cm?
  2. Two 2D shapes
    rectangles Decide which shapes have more area:   (a) a square of 8cm side; or   (b) two rectangles with sides 5cm and 15cm? Write result as 1 or 2 (rectangles)
  3. Axial section of the cone
    rez_kuzel The axial section of the cone is an isosceles triangle in which the ratio of cone diameter to cone side is 2: 3. Calculate its volume if you know its area is 314 cm square.
  4. Cone side
    kuzel3 Calculate the volume and area of the cone whose height is 10 cm and the axial section of the cone has an angle of 30 degrees between height and the cone side.
  5. College 2
    fuel College student is moving into a dormitory. The student rent a truck for $19.95 plus $0.99 per mile. Before returning the truck the student fills the tank with gasoline, which cost $65.32. Total cost $144.67. Using a linear equation, explain the process t
  6. Length of the edge
    cube_shield Find the length of the edge of a cube that has a cm2 surface and a volume in cm3 expressed by the same number.
  7. Discount
    phone The new phone was discounted by 2800kč. After this discount, 5 phones cost 5530 CZK more than 3 phones before the discount. How much did the phone cost before the discount?
  8. Plot
    plot The land is in the shape of a square with a dimension of 22 meters. How much will we pay for the fence around the entire plot?
  9. Equal temperature
    city The temperatures of the two cities were measured at the same time. The temperature in city A was 60 degrees And rose at a constant rate of 2 degrees per hour. The temperature in city B was 40° and rose at a constant rate of 10° per hour Enter the tim
  10. The Indian tent
    indian_stan The Indian tent is cone-shaped. Its height is 3.5 m. The diameter of the base is 2.5 m. How much canvas is needed to make a tire?
  11. Parallel and orthogonal
    vectors2 I need math help in this problem: a=(-5, 5 3) b=(-2,-4,-5) (they are vectors) Decompose the vector b into b=v+w where v is parallel to a and w is orthogonal to a, find v and w
  12. Unknown number
    percent 15% of the unknown number is 18 less than 21% of the same number. What is the unknown number?
  13. Bisectors
    right_triangle As shown, in △ ABC, ∠C = 90°, AD bisects ∠BAC, DE⊥AB to E, BE = 2, BC = 6. Find the perimeter of triangle △ BDE.
  14. The product
    eq222 The product of a number plus that number and its inverse is two and one-half. What is the inverse of this number
  15. A cold front
    cold_front At 1:00 PM, the temperature was at 46 degrees. Then, a cold front moved in and decreased the temperature 12 degrees per hour. The temperature at 6:00 PM = _____ degrees.
  16. Surface area of a cube
    cube_shield What is the surface area of a cube that has an edge of 3.5?
  17. Perimeter of the circle
    squares Calculate the perimeter of the circle in dm, whose radius equals the side of the square containing 0.49 dm2?
  18. Pool
    bazen How many hl of water is in a cuboid pool (a = 25m, b = 8m) if the area of the wetted walls is 279.2 m2?
  19. Scholarship
    coins The annual scholarship of the best student and second-best student in the class is 3500 euros in total. The best student scholarship in 8 months is the same as the second-best student scholar in the class for the whole year. How big is the annual scholars
  20. Baking muffins
    time Aunt Polly is baking muffins at a speed of 4 muffins per minute. Tom comes into the kitchen when Aunt Polly has 12 muffins, and begins to eat these muffins at a speed of 6 muffins per minute. When he finally leaves the kitchen, there are 4 muffins at the

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