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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  • Louvers
    zaluzie The company charges for office equipment louvers total 262 Eur. From the delivery bill is obvious that the louvers are 76 Eur expensive than their installation. What percentage of the total charged is the installation of louvers?
  • The square
    woord The square oak board (with density ρ = 700 kg/m3) has a side length of 50 cm and a thickness of 30 mm. 4 holes with a diameter of 40 mm are drilled into the board. What is the weight of the board?
  • Compute 4
    14-12-12 Compute the exact value of the triangle area with sides 14 mi, 12 mi, and 12 mi long.
  • First class
    prvni_jakost The shipment contains 40 items. 36 are first grade, 4 are defective. How many ways can select 5 items, so that it is no more than one defective?
  • Cost structure
    factory_butter You are currently trying to decide between two cost structures for your business: one that has a greater proportion of short-term fixed costs and another that is more heavily weighted to variable costs. Estimated revenue and cost data for each alternative
  • Combinations
    kvadrat If the number of elements increase by 3, it increases the number of combinations of the second class of these elements 5 times. How many are the elements?
  • Desribed circle to rectangle
    rectangle_in_circle Rectangle with sides 6 cm and 4 cm was circumscribed circle. What part of the content of the circle determined by the circumscribed circle occupies a rectangle? Express in perctentages(%).
  • Rotary cylinder
    valec In the rotary cylinder it is given: surface S = 96 cm2 and volume V = 192 cm cubic. Calculate its radius and height.
  • Annular area
    medzikrucie2 The square with side a = 1 is inscribed and circumscribed by circles. Find the annular area.
  • Children's pool
    bazen2 Children's pool at the swimming pool is 10m long, 5m wide and 50cm deep. Calculate: (a) how many m2 of tiles are needed for lining the perimeter walls of the pool? (b) how many hectoliters of water will fit into the pool?
  • Series
    fib Your task is express the sum of the following arithmetic series for n = 14: S(n) = 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 + ... + 2n+9 + 2n+11
  • Water
    storm On the lawn which has area 914 m2 rained 3 mm of water. How many liters of water rained?
  • The diagram
    cone The diagram is a cone of radius 8cm and height 10cm. The diameter of the base is. ..
  • Your Mom
    cleaning Your Mom can clean your entire house in 3 hours. However, your dad takes 5 hours to clean the house. How long it will take for them to clean the house if they work together? (Write the numerical answer round to the nearest thousandth)
  • Products
    vyroba05 15 products are 48 € more expensive than 12 products. How many euros will it cost five same products?
  • Rotary motion
    clocks2 Find the orbital time, rotational frequency, and angular rate of the second and minute hands on the watch.
  • Sphere area
    sphere A cube with an edge 1 m long is a circumscribed sphere (vertices of the cube lie on a sphere's surface). Find the surface area of the sphere.


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