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.
Choose a topic you want to calculate and improve in.


From our database of math word problems and examples we offer:

  • Parcel
    land_parcel Both dimensions of the rectangular parcel were increased by 26%. By how many % has increased its acreage?
  • Freedom
    family_life In the city are 3/9 of women married for 3/6 men. What proportion of the townspeople is free (not married)? Express as a decimal number.
  • Two numbers
    num_3 Determine the numbers x and y so x + y = 8 is truth and the numbers are in the ratio of 4: 5.
  • Civil protection
    potapac Students on civil protection exercise went 5800 m long trip. How many kilometers is it approximately?
  • The Hotel
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2_2 The Holiday Hotel has the same number of rooms on each floor. Rooms are numbered with natural numbers sequentially from the first floor, no number is omitted, and each room has a different number. Three tourists arrived at the hotel. The first one was in
  • Loans, loan ...
    peniazky In Slovakia, launched a short-term non-bank loans, of which few people have their "take" are considered unfavorable. Often, the borrower ends up in a spiral of debt, which takes more and more onerous loan used to repay earlier loans. Calculate how many 9-
  • Center traverse
    trianles It is true that the middle traverse bisects the triangle?
  • Internal angles IST
    licho_2 Determine internal angles of isosceles trapezium ABCD /a, c are the bases/ and if: alpha:gamma = 1:3
  • Cu thief
    trolleywire_1 The thief stole 122 meters copper wire with cross-section area of 95 mm2. Calculate how much money gets in the scrap redemption, if redeemed copper for 5.5 eur/kg? The density of copper is 8.96 t/m3.
  • Greg and Bill
    Clock0400_12 Greg is 18 years old. He is 6 less than 4 times Bill's age. How old is Bill?
  • Fishing boat
    rybnik_4 The fishing boat caught 14 fish in one day. How many fish will catch 4 fishing boats in 8 days?
  • Square
    ctverec_1 Danov's father has a square of 65.25 milligram square of wire with a diagonal. How will the square be big when one mm weighs 7 mg?
  • Alien ship
    cube_in_sphere The alien ship has the shape of a sphere with a radius of r = 3000m, and its crew needs the ship to carry the collected research material in a cuboid box with a square base. Determine the length of the base and (and height h) so that the box has the large
  • Delayed clock
    clock-night-schr Michael put a new battery into his watch at midnight. However, they are 5 seconds late each minute. How many hours does the watch show in 24 hours?
  • Find the
    kruh Find the radius of the circular base of the vessel, whose perimeter is 2.51 m. Write the result to one decimal place in meters. Via the π sign - Ludolph's number
  • Remainders
    dividing It is given a set of numbers { 170; 244; 299; 333; 351; 391; 423; 644 }. Divide this numbers by number 66 and determine set of remainders. As result write sum of this remainders.
  • Family
    4kids Family has 4 children. Ondra is 3 years older than Matthew and Karlos 5 years older than the youngest Jane. We know that they are together 30 years and 3 years ago they were together 19 years. Determine how old the children are.

next math problems »