# Recent content by kpad5991

1. ### Surface Area question

1) A cuboid of length 5 m, breadth 3 m and depth 2 m required 4 tins of paint to give it three coats. How many tins of paint would be needed to give three coats of paint to a cuboid whose dimensions are doubled? 2) A rectangular prism has a Volume V. A second rectangular prism with edges twice...
2. ### Challenging equation word problems Please help with these four problems

a) In triangle PQR, the length of each side is a whole number of centimetres. Also, PQ is 14 cm longer than PR, and QR is 30 cm longer than PR. Find the minimum possible perimeter of triangle PQR in centimetres. b) A rectangular garden pond has a length 60 cm more than its width. The pond...
3. ### Challenging word problems (equations)

c) A man is now 5 times as old as his son. In 8 years time, he will only be 3 times as old as his son. How old is the father now? d) Dave is presently 20 years older than his daughter Alison. If Dave’s age 12 years from now is twice Alison’s age 12 years from now, find their present ages e)...
4. ### Challenge equations (word problems)

a) As a reward for a week of good behaviour, Tommy was given \$7 to spend at the school canteen. By the time Tommy got to the canteen, there were only chocolate bars, meat pies and pizza pieces left. The prices of a chocolate bar, a meat pie and a pizza piece were 75 c, \$1.05 and \$1.65...
5. ### Equations word problems

What will the second equation be?
6. ### Equations word problems

Please can you show working for the following: a) At a sale, Sarah spent \$143 on some shirts and shorts. The shirts cost \$15 each and the shorts cost \$17 each. What is the total number of shirts and shorts that Sarah bought? b) Bill sits for a test containing 20 questions. He gets 2 marks...
7. ### Ratios question

A 250-millilitre drink bottle of cordial is made by mixing 4 parts of cordial to 1 part of water. Jacob drinks 100 mL of the drink bottle consisting of the cordial and water mixture and thinks it is too strong. So he fills the bottle back up with 100 mL of pure water. How much cordial is in...

10. ### Energy question

Thanks that is what I got but the solutions say it’s 20 minutes 🤷‍♂️