A plan of a bedroom is shown.
Carpet comes in a 4 metre roll and costs £15 per square metre.
Underlay goes under the carpet and comes in 1 metre squares.
Underlay costs £6 per square metre.
Gripper rod which go around the perimeter of the room hold the carpet in place
Gripper rods cost 50 pence per metre.
The carpet fitter charges £50 to fit the carpet.
Work out the total cost of fitting a carpet.
a) Use the equation to complete the table of values.
The stopping distance S (in feet) of a car is calculated using this formula :
where x is the speed in mph.
c) Estimate the speed of a car with a stopping distance of 60 feet
In 2012, the United Kingdom hosted the Olympic Games in London. A standard running track is shaped like this:
The track is made from two semi-circles at each end joined by two straights.
For the inside running lane, the radius of each circle is 36.80m and the two straights are 84.39m each as shown below.
A carton of custard is in the shape of a cuboid as shown.
The carton was 12cm high, 7.5cm wide and 4.5cm deep.
a) Work out the volume of the carton.
The custard company wants to design a new larger carton to hold 1000cm3 of custard.
The base of the carton is a square and the height is 10cm more than the width as shown.
The volume of a carton is given by
V = x3 + 10x2 where x is the base width
b) Using trial and improvement work out x when V = 1000cm3
Give your answer to one decimal place.
A party of teachers travelled by car from Toddington to Ripon to attend a conference.
They drove 288 km at an average speed of 60 mph.
They stopped on route for a 25 minute break.
They needed to be at the conference 10 minutes before it started at 12:00
Using 5 miles = 8 kilometres, what is the latest time they must leave Toddington.
Give your answer in terms of the 24 hour clock.
A farmer needed to harvest the crops in a field.
The field was 200m by 120m
The farmer used a combine harvester with a blade cutting width of 4m for each cut across the field
a) How many cuts would the farmer need to make to harvest the field
The combine harvester had a speed of 4.8km per hour.
b) How long would it take the farmer to harvest crops in the field.
Give your answer in hours and minutes
A plan of a swimming pool is shown below. One dimension is missing.
One area of the pool is for toddlers and another area is for adults only.
The toddler's paddling area is within 5m of the corner J
The adult area is within 4m of the side ML
The area that is left over shows where children are allowed to swim
Calculate the area where children are allowed to swim.
Give your answer to 3 significant figures.
Poppy wanted to work out how much the monthly repayments would be on her fixed interest rate mortgage.
She found a formula on the internet
M = The monthly payment
P = The amount of money being borrowed
n = The number of months of the mortgage
i = The interest per month and is calculated by converting the interest rate to a decimal and then dividing by 12.
a) Calculate the monthly repayments on a mortgage of £100,000 at an interest rate of 4% over 25 years.
Give your answer to the nearest £
b) Using your answer to a) work out the total amount paid over the 25 years.
Give your answer to the nearest thousand
In the Olympic Games the landing area for the discus event is a sector of a circle.
The length of the sector is 80m (L) and the two sector lines, at a distance of 80m, are spaced 48m apart. (W)
a) What is the ratio of the width W to the length L
Give your answer in its simplest form
b) Calculate the angle marked as x
Give your answer to 1 decimal place.
c) What is the area of the discus sector to 3 significant figures
Laura bought some plates and cups at two car boot sales.
At Leicester she bought 2p plates and 3c cups. In total she bought 66 items.
At Nottingham she bought 3p plates and 2c cups. In total she bought 69 items.
a) State this information as a pair of simultaneous equations.
b) Solve your simultaneous equations to work out how many cup and plates she bought at Leicester.
The price paid for the cups was the same at both locations and the price paid for the plates was the same at both locations
For the 66 items at Leicester she paid £36.00
For the 69 items at Nottingham she paid £39.00
c) Work out how much she paid per cup and per plate
A helicopter flies from Birmingham (X) on a bearing of 056° for 56 km to Loughborough (Y).
It then flies 85 km on a bearing of 146° to Bedford(Z).
a) Work out y, the distance from Bedford(Z) to Birmingham(X)?
Give your answer to the nearest kilometre
b) What is the bearing of Birmingham(X) from Bedford(Z).
Give your answer to the nearest degree
Sylvia runs 100 metres in a time of 25.6 seconds.
The distance of 100 metres was measured to the nearest metre.
The time of 25.6 seconds was measured to the nearest tenth of a second.
a) What is the upper bound for the distance of 100 metres
b) What is the lower bound for the time of 25.6 seconds
c) Calculate the lower bound for Sylvia's average speed Show all the figures on your calculator display