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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  • Altitude angles
    aircraft-02_2 Cities A, B, C lie in one elevation plane. C is 50 km east of B, B is north of A. C is deviated by 50° from A. The plane flies around places A, B, C at the same altitude. When the aircraft is flying around B, its altitude angle to A is 12°. Find the altit
  • Octahedron - sum
    8sten On each wall of a regular octahedron is written one of the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, wherein on different sides are different numbers. For each wall John make the sum of the numbers written of three adjacent walls. Thus got eight sums, which also
  • Percentage 10
    trenky_1 52 shorts and missed 13. Calculate percentage
  • Cross-country competition
    spartakiada Cross-country competition was attended by 76% of pupils of class 9.B. Class consis of 16 boys, two of whom did not run and 4 girls did not run. How many girls go to class 9.B?
  • Roller
    cylinder Cylinder shell has the same content as one of its bases. Cylinder height is 15 dm. What is the radius of the base of the cylinder?
  • Sheep
    ships Shepherd tending the sheep. Tourists asked him how much they have. The shepherd said, "there are fewer than 500. If I them lined up in 4-row 3 remain. If in 5-row 4 remain. If in 6-row 5 remain. But I can form 7-row." How many sheep have herdsman?
  • Brunette
    brown_eye Of the girls who attend primary school are 30% blondes and 70% brunette. 81% blondes and 19% brunette has blue eyes. How many girls attending school altogether if 470 girls has blue eyes?
  • Dividing money
    penize Jane and Silvia are to divide 1200 euros in a ratio of 19:11. How many euros does Jane have?
  • Suppose
    linear_eq Suppose you know that the length of a line segment is 15, x2=6, y2=14 and x1= -3. Find the possible value of y1. Is there more than one possible answer? Why or why not?
  • Radius
    circle_axes Find the radius of the circle with area S = 200 cm².
  • Boys and money
    money_12 270 USD boys divided so that Peter got three times more than Paul and Ivan has 120 USD more than than Paul. How much each received?
  • Pyramid height
    pyramid333 Find the volume of a regular triangular pyramid with edge length a = 12cm and pyramid height h = 20cm.
  • Jan and Dan
    skolske-zosity Jan and Dan had the same money. Jan bought 5 workbooks and left him 15 CZK. Dan 6 and left him nothing. How much money have in total?
  • Ten apples
    average The average weight of ten apples is 200 g. How does the average weight of apples change if we eat one apple weighing 153 g?
  • Water percent
    huby A 15 g sample of the substance contains 70% water. After drying, the substance reduced the weight to 9 g. What percentage of water is now in the sample?
  • Radians
    pi_text Convert 270° to radians. Write result as multiple of number π.
  • Three friends
    oriental The three friends spent 600 KC in a teahouse. Thomas paid twice as much as Paul. Paul a half less than Zdeněk. How many each paid?


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