Math word problems

Mathematical word problems allow you to practice your mathematics knowledge in everyday life tasks. Word problems train to understand, translate into the mathematical language (e.g., equations), solve it, and check the accuracy and solution discussion.
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  • Date game
    desk_calendar Let now is Wednesday. What day is after 248 days? Write the result as a number: 1=Monday, 2=Tuesday, 3=Wednesday, 4=Thursday, 5=Friday, 6=Saturday, 7=Sunday?
  • Cenda and Pepa
    suchacky Cenda and Pepa went to the event. Cenda started alone. Canda started after him for 20 minutes. How long took Cenda to catch him? Cenda traveling at 15 km/h, and Pepa traveling at 25 km/h.
  • Blueberries
    boruvky Adéla sells blueberries for 50 CZK/1 l, Zdeněk sells 1 kg of blueberries for 75 CZK. Which of them sells irritants if 1 liter of blueberries weighs 650 g?
  • Train 2
    zssk_vlak The train slowed down from 90 km/h to 72 km/h in 5 seconds. How long track travel?
  • Cube root
    30gon Find cube root of 18
  • Inscribed and described circle
    penta-prism Find the radii of a circle inscribed and circumscribed by a regular pentagon whose side measures 3 cm.
  • Semicircle
    tales-de-mileto In the semicircle with center S and the diameter AB is constructed equilateral triangle SBC. What is the magnitude of the angle ∠SAC?
  • Solutions, mixtures
    roztoky How many liters of 70% solution we must add to 5 liters of 30% solution to give us a 60% solution?
  • What scale
    map3 What scale is the map drawn if it shows a 15km route from the station to the ruins with a line 30cm long? A) 1: 2000 B) 1: 5000 C) 1: 20,000 D) 1: 50,000
  • Quadrangular prism
    hranol4sreg Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular quadrangular prism 35 cm high and the base diagonal of 22 cm.
  • Given
    1998-4b Given 2x =0.125 find the value of x
  • Wine
    vino A bottle of wine costs 21 euros; and wine is 20 times more expensive than a bottle. How much a bottle cost?
  • Trapezium
    trapezium The area of trapezium is 35 cm2. Find its altitude if the bases are 6cm and 8 cm.
  • On the
    aircraft-02 On the map of Europe made at 1: 4000000, Bratislava and Paris' distance is 28 cm. At what time an airplane flying 800 km/h will fly this journey?
  • Salary
    kcs Mr. Johnson's had monthly salary 955 USD since the beginning of year. From which month his salary was increased by 52 USD, when in year earned 11824 USD (enter as a number from 1 to 12)?
  • Ladder slope
    rebrik33 What is the slope of a ladder 6.2 m long and 5.12 m in height.
  • Sales off
    save_now Calculate what was the original price of the good, if the price after discount 25% and the subsequent rise of 20% is 400 USD.


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