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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  • Toys
    toys 3 children pulled 12 different toys from a box. Many ways can be divided toys so that each children had at least one toy?
  • AM of three numbers
    arithmet_seq The number 2010 can be written as the sum of 3 consecutive natural numbers. Determine the arithmetic mean of these numbers.
  • Two trains
    trains_1 There are two trains running the same distance. 1st train will travel it in 7 hours 21minutes. 2nd the train will travel 5 hours 57minutes and 34 seconds and it is 14 km/h faster than the first train. What are speeds of trains and how long is this railway
  • Cross five
    5squares2 The figure on the picture is composed of the same squares and has a content of 45cm². What's his perimeter?
  • Vector perpendicular
    3dperpendicular Find the vector a = (2, y, z) so that a⊥ b and a ⊥ c where b = (-1, 4, 2) and c = (3, -3, -1)
  • Water tank 2
    tank_1 Water tank cuboid is 12 meters long and 6.5 meters wide and 1.2 meters high. How many hectoliters are in the tank when it is filled to 81%?
  • Mr. Zucchini
    cuketa Mr. Zucchini had a rectangular garden whose perimeter is 28 meters. Content area of the garden filled just four square beds, whose dimensions in meters are expressed in whole numbers. Determine what size could have a garden. Find all the possibilities an
  • Lcm simple
    lcm_gears Find least common multiple of this two numbers: 140 175.
  • Expansion
    magnification If one side of the rectangle is larger 4-times and second 2-times, what percentage increases the area of rectangle?
  • Unknown numbers
    eq222_3 The sum of two consecutive natural numbers and their triple is 92. Find these numbers.
  • Water lilies
    lekno_2 Water lilies are growing on the pond and their number is doubled every day. The whole layer is covered in 12 days. How many days will it cover 8 layers?
  • Cubes
    kocky_1 Most how many cubes with an edge length of 5 cm may fit in the cube with the inner edge of 0.4 m?
  • AS sequence
    AP In an arithmetic sequence is given the difference d = -3 and a71 = 455. a) Determine the value of a62 b) Determine the sum of 71 members.
  • Cuboid
    dodecagon The volume of the cuboid is 245 cm3. Each cuboid edge length can be expressed by a integer greater than 1 cm. What is the surface area of the cuboid?
  • Trapezium
    trapezium_1 The area of trapezium is 35 cm2. Find its altitude if the bases are 6cm and 8 cm.
  • Simple equations
    enc2 Solve system of equations: 5x+3y=5 5x+7y=25
  • The mast
    octagon A 40 m high mast is secured in half by eight ropes of 25 m long. The ends of the ropes are equidistant from each other. Calculate this distance.

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