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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  • Leftover
    penize Amos gets $2400 a month for his salary. He spends $1000 on rent. What fraction of his rent is leftover?
  • Barrel with liquid
    barrel Barrel with grain weight 297 kg. When it shed 48% of grain, ha weight 174 kg. What is the weight of an empty barrel?
  • Math logic
    children There are 20 children in the group, each two children have a different name. Alena and John are among them. How many ways can we choose 8 children to be among the selected A) was John B) was John and Alena C) at least one was Alena, John D) maximum one wa
  • Athletes
    olympics Athletes at the stadium could enter two-steps, three-steps, four-steps, five-steps, six-steps. There were more than 100 but less than 200. How many athletes were there?
  • Rectangle - sides 4
    mouse Perimeter of the rectangle is 72 cm. Calculate the length of the sides that are in the ratio 3:5.
  • Study results
    vysvedcenie There are 7 students in the class with excellent results, 6 praiseworthy, 5 good, 4 sufficient, and 3 insufficient students. What is the probability that it will be a good student when summoned?
  • Flakes
    kvietok_MO We describe a circle of the square, and we describe a semicircle above each side of the square. This created 4 flakes. Which is bigger: the area of the central square, or the area of four flakes?
  • Irregular pentagon
    paper A rectangle-shaped, 16 x 4 cm strip of paper is folded lengthwise so that the lower right corner is applied to the upper left corner. What area does the pentagon have?
  • If-then equation
    eq1 If 1/2 + 2/5s = s - 3/4 what is the value of s?
  • Square side
    squares If we enlarge the square side a = 5m, its area will increase by 10,25%. How many percent will the side of the square increase? How many percent will it increase the circumference of the square?
  • Is right triangle
    triangle_1111 Decide if the triangle XYZ is rectangular: x = 4 m, y = 6 m, z = 4 m
  • A land 2
    land A land owner owns two parcels of land measuring 4 2/5 hectares and 6 1/5 hectares. He sells 3/4 of the total land. How many hectares of the land are left?
  • The rod
    meter The rod has a length of 90cm. Half is painted blue, the third is red and the rest is yellow. How long is the yellow part of the rod?
  • Zucchini
    cukety One zucchini costs 5 CZK. How much would cost four?
  • Basket of fruit
    hrusky_jablka In six baskets, the seller has fruit. In individual baskets, there are only apples or just pears with the following number of fruits: 5,6,12,14,23 and 29. "If I sell this basket," the salesman thinks, "then I will have just as many apples as a pear." Whic
  • Cable car
    lanovka Cable car rises at an angle 45° and connects the upper and lower station with an altitude difference of 744 m. How long is "endless" tow rope?
  • Evaluate 17
    fractions Evaluate 2x+6y when x=- 4/5 and y=1/3. Write your answer as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form.


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