Reason + multiplication - examples
- Pages counting
There are pages numbered from 2 to 104 in the book. How many digits have to be printed to number the pages?
- Brick weight
The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh?
- Forestry workers
In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da
Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
- Motion problem
From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away?
A man drinks a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
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We know little about this Greek mathematician from Alexandria, except that he lived around 3rd century A.D. Thanks to an admirer of his, who described his life by means of an algebraic riddle, we know at least something about his life. Diophantus's youth l
If you go at speed 3.7 km/h, you come to the station 42 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 27 km/h, you come to the station 56 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?
One meter of the textile were discounted by 2 USD. Now 9 m of textile cost as before 8 m. Calculate the old and new price of 1 m of the textile.
2 chickens give 2 eggs in 2 days. How many eggs can give 8 chickens for 8 days?
In human body the blood is about 7.2% body weight. How many kilograms of blood is in the human body with weight 93 kg?
- Bus vs. train
Bus started from point A 10 minutes before the train started from the same place. The bus went an average speed of 49 km/h, train 77 km/h. To point B train and bus arrived simultaneously. Calculate time of train journey, if train and bus travelled the.
- School trip
School trip cost 247.2 Eur for one class (24 students). How much would cost a trip for two classes? (both classes together have 53 students)
- Youth track
Youth track from Hronská Dúbrava to Banská Štiavnica which announced cancellation attracted considerable media attention and public opposition, has cost 6.3 euro per capita and revenue 13 cents per capita. Calculate size of subsidies to trip group of 28.
Two cats caught two mice in two days. How many mouses will catch 6 cats for 6 days?
How many ways can 7 people sit on 3 numbered chairs (eg seat reservation on the train)?
On the meadow grazing horses, cows and sheep, together less than 200. If cows were 45 times more, horses 60 times more and sheep 35 times more than there are now, their numbers would equall. How many horses, cows and sheep are on the meadow together?
- Cu thief
The thief stole 122 meters copper wire with cross-section area of 95 mm2. Calculate how much money gets in the scrap redemption, if redeemed copper for 5.5 eur/kg? The density of copper is 8.96 t/m3.
When gas consumption, the consumer may choose one of two rates: rate A - which pays 0.4 € per 1 m3 of gas a flat monthly fee of 3.9 € (regardless of consumption) rate B - which pays 0.359 € per 1 m3 of gas a flat monthly fee of 12.5 € From what monthl