# Latest problems - page 15

- Ratio of two unknown numbers

Two numbers are given. Their sum is 30. We calculate one-sixth of a larger number and add to both numbers. So we get new numbers whose ratio is 5:7. Which two numbers were given? - Mason with assistant

Mason had to complete the work in 10 days. Two and a half days later his assistant arrived. Together they completed the work in next three and a half days. How many days would he need an assistant for the same work? - Direct route

From two different places A and B connected by a direct route, Adam (from city A) and Bohus (from city B) started at a constant speed. As Adam continued to go from A to B, Bohus turned around at the time of their meeting and at the same speed he returned t - Cars speeds

Distance from city A to city B is 108 km. Two cars were simultaneously started from both places. The speed of a car coming from city A was 2 km/h higher than the second car. What was the speed of each car if they met in 54 minutes? - Odd numbers

The sum of four consecutive odd numbers is 1048. Find those numbers ... - Two numbers

The sum of the two numbers is 1. Find both numbers if you know that half of the first is equal to one seventh of the second number. - Testing

Students of high school have 10 points for each good solved task. The wrong answer is deducted by 5 points. After solving 20 tasks, student Michael had 80 points. How many tasks did he solve correctly and how many wrong? - How old

The student who asked how many years he answered: "After 10 years I will be twice as old than as I was four years ago. How old is student? - Cars 6

At 9:00 am two cars started from the same town and traveled at a rate of 35 miles per hour and the other car traveled at a rate of 40 miles per hour. After how many hours will the cars be 30 miles apart? - Boys and girls 2

The ratio of boys to girls in math club is 4:3 . After 8 more girls joined the Club, the ratio become 1:1. How many members are there in the club now? - Money 6

Lita had some money. She spent 1/2 of it on a hand bag and 1/3 of the remainder of the blouse. She had 260.00. How much money did she have at start? - Two cuboids

Find the volume of cuboidal box whose one edge is: a) 1.4m and b) 2.1dm - Bathroom 2

A bathroom is 2.4 meters long and 1.8 meters wide. How many square tiles 1 dm on each side are to be used to cover it? - Pipe cross section

The pipe has an outside diameter 1100 mm and the pipe wall is 100 mm thick. Calculate the cross section of this pipe. - Doctor 2

A doctor noted the Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP) of a large number of patients. Later, he scrambled the data to keep the privacy of his patients. Based on the scrambled dataset, he finds that the lower inner fence is equal to 50 and the upper inner fenc - Unknown number 24

f we add 20, we get 50% of its triple. What is this unknown number? - Six terms

Find the first six terms of the sequence a1 = -3, an = 2 * an-1 - Parcel 4

To send a parcel by messenger within city limits costs 60 cents for the first pound and 48 cents for each additional pound. What is the cost, in cents, of sending a parcel weighing p=6 pounds? - Mail train

The speed of mail train is 1370 meter per minute. Express it in miles per hour correct to three significant figure . Given that 1 meter =39.37 inches. - Garage

There are two laths in the garage opposite one another: one 2 meters long and the second 3 meters long. They fall against each other and stay against the opposite walls of the garage and both laths cross 70 cm above the garage floor. How wide is the garag

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