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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  • Average speed
    cyklo The average speed of a pedestrian who walked 10 km was 5km/h, the average speed of a cyclist on the same track was 20km/h. In how many minutes did the route take more than a cyclist? Q
  • Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  • Krkonose CZ
    krkonose Tourist's rod on the tourist route in the Krkonose was 1/5 of its length into the ground. Snow fell in winter and 1/3 of the length of the rod remained above the snow. Find the height of the snow if the length of the part above the snow is 32 cm greater t
  • Dividends
    money_21 The three friends divided the win by the invested money. Karlos got three eighths John 320 permille and the rest got Martin. Who got the most and which the least?
  • Four sides of trapezoid
    lichobeznik2 Trapezoid is given by length of four sides: 40.5 42.5 52.8 35.0. Calculate its area.
  • Bicycle wheels
    kolo_1 Driving wheel of a bicycle has 54 teeth. The driven wheel has 22 teeth. After how many revolutions will meet the same teeth?
  • Threesome
    3friends_1 Dana, Dalibor and Michael have a combined 57 years. Dana is five years older than Dalibor, but Dana is five years younger than Michael. Determine how old is Dana, Dalibor and Michael.
  • Space diagonal
    cube_diagonals The space diagonal of a cube is 129.91 mm. Find the lateral area, surface area and the volume of the cube.
  • Runners
    runners If John has a running speed of 3.5miles per hour and Lucy has a speed of 5 miles per hour. If John starts running at 10:00 am and Lucy starts running at 10:30 am, at what time will they meet? (as soon as possible)
  • Drive
    school-bus At the bus stop 8 people take out and 10 people take into bus. Next stop 6 take out and 5 take in. On the third stop 6 take out and 3 take in. The bus traveled further with 39 people. How many passengers were originally at the bus?
  • Circles
    three-circles Three circles of radius 95 cm 78 cm and 64 cm is mutually tangent. What is the perimeter of the triangle whose vertices are centers of the circles?
  • Digits of age
    babka The product of the digits of Andrew age as 6 years ago and not equal to 0. Andrew age is also the smallest possible age with this two conditions. After how many years will be the product of the digits of Andrew age again the same as today?
  • MW oven
    mw-oven You plug a microwave oven into a 20 amp electrical circuit. the microwave uses as much as 12.5 amps . How many amps are available on this circuit for other appliances?
  • The sides 2
    trapezium_7 The sides of a trapezoid are in the ratio 2:5:8:5. The trapezoid’s area is 245. Find the height and the perimeter of the trapezoid.
  • Tiles
    kachlicky Hall has dimensions 325 &time; 170 dm. What is the largest size of square tiles that can be entire hall tiled and how many we need them?
  • Seeds
    kombajn-zito The field has a rectangular shape with dimensions of 128 m and 350 m. How many kg of seed are needed for sowing if the 1 m2 will consume 25 g of seeds?
  • Triangle
    trangle_nice Calculate heights of the triangle ABC if sides of the triangle are a=75, b=84 and c=33.

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