Math word problems

Mathematical word problems allow you to practice your knowledge of mathematics in tasks of everyday life. Examples train understanding, translation into the mathematical language (eg, equations), solve it, check the accuracy and solution discussion.
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  • Train
    vlak_meskajuci The train passes part of the line for 95 minutes at speed 75 km/h. What speed would have to go in order to shorten the driving time of 20 minutes?
  • Spheres in sphere
    Spheres_in_sphere How many spheres with a radius of 15 cm can fits into the larger sphere with a radius of 150 cm?
  • Athletic competition
    runners_7 In a 400 meter athletic competition, a participant covers the distance as given below. find the average speed? first 80 meters 10 m/s next 240 meters 7.5 m/s last 80 meters 10 m/s
  • Equation
    fractions Find x: x + 1/2 = 1/3
  • Find two
    eq222_7 Find two consecutive natural numbers whose product is 1 larger than their sum. Searched numbers expressed by a fraction whose numerator is the difference between these numbers and the denominator is their sum.
  • Lighthouse
    maiak The man, 180 cm tall, walks along the seafront directly to the lighthouse. The male shadow caused by the beacon light is initially 5.4 meters long. When the man approaches the lighthouse by 90 meters, its shadow shorter by 3 meters. How tall is the lighth
  • Clock
    timer What distance will pass end of 8 cm long hour hand for 15 minutes?
  • The pool
    inlet_1 The pool contains 220 m3 of water. The pool can be emptied either: a) 10 hours of pipe B and 8 hours of pipe A, or b) 10 hours of pipe A and 7 hours of pipe B. How many cubic meters of water will flow in 1 hour from pipe A and how many from pipe B?
  • Commitee
    committees A class consists of 6 males and 7 females. How many committees of 7 are possible if the committee must consist of 2 males and 5 females?
  • Special cube
    cube3 Calculate the edge of cube, if its surface and its volume is numerically equal number.
  • Engineer Kažimír
    demagog_smer_1 The difference between politicians-demagogues and reasonable person with at least primary education beautifully illustrated by the TV show example. "Engineer" Kažimír says that during their tenure there was a large decline in the price of natural gas, pri
  • Roof
    roof Tiles are stacked in rows on the trapezoidal shaped roof. At the ridge is 15 tiles and each subsequent row has one more tile than in the previous row. How many tiled is covered roof if lowermost row has 37 tiles?
  • Perimeter of triangle
    rt_triangle_1 In triangle ABC angle A is 60° angle B is 90° side size c is 15 cm. Calculate the triangle circumference.
  • Railroad
    trains_7 The railroad runs parallel to the railway. The train travels at 36 km/h on track. In the opposite direction, the motorcycle rides at 90 km/h. The train passes in 3 seconds. How long is a train?
  • Five-digit
    cards Find all five-digit numbers that can be created from numbers 12345 so that the numbers are not repeated and then numbers with repeated digits. Give the calculation.
  • Two cyclists
    compass_1 Two cyclists started from crossing in the same time. One goes to the north speed 20 km/h, the second eastward at speed 26 km/h. What will be the direct distance cycling 30 minutes from the start?
  • Hotel rooms
    hotel_3 In the 45 rooms, there were 169 guests, some rooms were three-bedrooms and some five-bedrooms. How many rooms were?

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