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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  • Third dimension
    star_1 Calculate the third dimension of the cuboid: a) V = 224 m3, a = 7 m, b = 4 m b) V = 216 dm3, a = 9 dm, c = 4 dm
  • Aunt
    teta Annie aunt is 35 years old, Annie is 14 years. For how many years will aunt have twice as many years as Annie?
  • Field on plan
    geodet sobrance Plan has a scale of 1: 2500.Determine dimensions in centimeters which will have on plan field with a length of 310 meters and a width of 182.5 meters.
  • Book reading
    books_1 Susan thought, "If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 8 days. “How many pages would she have to read a day if she wanted to finish the book on the 6th day from the start of reading? And how many pages does the book have?
  • Salat
    sazenice-okurek Grandmother planted salad. In each row he planted 13 seedlings. After a morning frost many seedlings died. The first row five seedlings died. In the second row two seedlings died more than 1st row. In the third row three seedlings died less than 1st row.
  • Vertical prism
    hranoly3 The base of the vertical prism is a right triangle with leg a = 5 cm and a hypotenuse c = 13 cm. The height of the prism is equal to the circumference of the base. Calculate the surface area and volume of the prism
  • Tmp workers
    profesiadays Three temporary workers cleaned 60 m of walkway in 5 hours. How many meters of the walkway cleared seven volunteers for eight hours?
  • Sum of squares
    pytagorean The sum of squares above the sides of the rectangular triangle is 900 cm2. Calculate content of square over the triangle's hypotenuse.
  • Demographics
    population The population grew in the city in 15 years from 12000 to 25000. What is the average annual percentage increase of population?
  • Ski lessons
    skiing_2 On the ski course leaves 80 pupils. They live in triple and quadruple rooms. Count if rooms is the 23. How many are triple and quadruple rooms?
  • Numeric question
    ir_number It is possible negative irrational number?
  • Cylinder - area
    valec The diameter of the cylinder is one-third the length of the height of the cylinder. Calculate the surface of cylinder if its volume is 2 m3.
  • Wimbledon finals
    tenis_1 Serena Williams made a successful first serve 67% 0f the time in a Wimbledon finals match against her sister Venus, If she continues to serve at the same rate the next time they play and serves 6 times in the first game, determine the probability that: 1.
  • Family
    family_14 Mom is 42 years old and her daughters 13 and 19. After how many years will mother as old as her daughter together?
  • My father
    plot2 My father cut 78 slats on the fence. The shortest of them was 97 cm long, the longer one was 102 cm long. What was the total length of the slats in cm?
  • Square plate
    mriezka From a square metal plate with a side long 6dm were cut two identical rectangular openings with dimensions of 2.5 dm and 2 dm. Calculate the remainder of the square plate.
  • Cube wall
    cube_shield_2 The perimeter of one cube wall is 120 meters. Calculate the surface area and the body diagonal of this cube.


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