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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  • Christmas balls
    balls_christmas On the Christmas tree we put 21 Christmas balls of two colors. Eight of them were blue. How many Christmas balls was red?
  • Two aircraft
    2aircraft From the airport will start simultaneously two planes, which fly tracks are perpendicular to each other. The first flying speed of 680 km/h and the second 840 km/h. Calculate how far the aircraft will fly for half an hour.
  • Four sided prism
    hranol4sreg Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular quadrangular prism whose height is 28.6cm and the body diagonal forms a 50-degree angle with the base plane.
  • Sum and rounding
    numbers_14 I know two numbers whose sum is 20. When they each round and then added together I get the 30. What are this numbers?
  • Clay
    lopatka How many cubic centimeters of clay is in a pit of dimensions 4 m x 3 m x 3 m?
  • Simple equation 10
    eq1_1 35= 7*3*x what is x?
  • Two balls
    balls-inside-cylinder Two balls, one 8cm in radius and the other 6cm in radius, are placed in a cylindrical plastic container 10cm in radius. Find the volume of water necessary to cover them.
  • Orchard
    jablone_8 One-eighth of the trees in the fruit plant in winter froze and one-twelfth of damaged disease and pests. Healthy trees remained 152. Is it enough to supply 35 trees to restore the original number of trees in the orchard?
  • Common ratio
    growth If 200 units of a commodity are consumed in a first year, and if the annual rate of increase in consumption is 5% (a) what amount is consumed in the 8th year; (b) in the first 15 years?
  • Two gardens
    garden The total area of the two gardens is 864 m2. The first garden is 60 m2 smaller than three times the second garden. What is the area of each garden?
  • The town
    city_1 The town population is 56000. It is decreasing by 2% every year. What will be the population of the town after 13 years?
  • Nuts, girl and boys
    orechy_nuts Milena collected fallen nuts and called a bunch of boys let them share. She took a condition: the first boy takes one nut and tenth of the rest, the second takes 2 nuts and tenth new rest, the third takes 3 nuts and tenth new rest and so on. Thus managed
  • Magnified cube
    cube_in_sphere If the lengths of the edges of the cube are extended by 5 cm, its volume will increase by 485 cm3. Determine the surface of both the original and the magnified cube.
  • Cube cut
    rezy The cube ABCDA'B'C'D ' has an edge of 12cm. Calculate the area of diagonal cut B DD'B '.
  • Diagonals
    diagonals_1 What x-gon has 54 diagonals?
  • Derivation
    fx Exists a function whose derivation is the same function?
  • Rhombus 2
    koso Calculate the rhombus area, which has a height v=48 mm and shorter diagonal u = 60 mm long.


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