Reason + division - examples

  1. Odd/even number
    numbers2_49 Pick any number. If that number is even, divide it by 2. If it's odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1. Now repeat the process with your new number. If you keep going, you'll eventually end up at 1. Every time. Prove. ..
  2. Forestry workers
    forestry_workers In the forest is employed 43 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 6 hour work day would end job in 35 days. After 11 days, 8 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da
  3. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  4. Logic
    blue-barrel A man drinks a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
  5. Root
    root_quadrat The root of the equation ? is: ?
  6. Monkey
    monkey Monkey fell in 38 m deep well. Every day her scramble 3 meters, at night dropped back by 2 m. On that day it gets hangover from the well?
  7. Diophantus
    diofantos_1 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
  8. Motion
    cyclist_1 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?
  9. Store
    pave 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.
  10. Chickens
    chickens 2 chickens give 2 eggs in 2 days. How many eggs can give 8 chickens for 8 days?
  11. Blood
    krv 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?
  12. Bus vs. train
    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.
  13. Chickens and rabbits
    pipky In the yard were chickens and rabbits. They had 28 heads and 82 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits was in the yard?
  14. Youth track
    tunel 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.
  15. School trip
    school_trip School trip cost 90 Eur for one class (20 students). How much would cost a trip for two classes? (both classes together have 40 students)
  16. Cats
    cats Two cats caught two mice in two days. How many mouses will catch 6 cats for 6 days?
  17. Meadow
    ovce-miestami-baran 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?
  18. When will I be a millionaire?
    milionar_kedy Shawn monthly send 220 euros to the bank, which he deposits bear interest of 2.4% p.a. Calculate how many months must Shawn save to save 1000000 euros? Inflation, interest rate changes or bank failures ignore.
  19. Birthdate
    lizatka Jane on birthday brought 30 lollipops and 24 chewing gum for their friends. How many friends has, if everyone receives the same number of lollipops and chewing gums? How much chewing gum and lollipops got any friend?
  20. TV fail
    old_tv The TV has after 10,000 hours average 25 failures. Determine the probability of TV failure after 200 hours of operation.

Do you have interesting mathematical example that you can't solve it? Enter it and we can try to solve it.



To this e-mail address we will reply solution; solved examples are also published here. Please enter e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.