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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  • In the
    land In the national park, the ratio of the wooded area to grassland is 4: 1. The total area is 385km2. What area is wooded?
  • Adding mixed numerals
    zlomky 3 3/4 + 2 3/5 + 5 1/2 Show your solution.
  • Wheel gear
    bicycle_gears A drive wheel of radius 2 is connected to a drive wheel of radius 1 by a pulley of length 17. What is the distance between the wheel axles?
  • Circle and square
    square_axes An ABCD square with a side length of 100 mm is given. Calculate the radius of the circle that passes through the vertices B, C and the center of the side AD.
  • Ali bought
    milk Ali bought 5/6 litre of milk. He drank 1/2 litre and his brother drank 1/6 litre. How much litre of milk left?
  • Peter 2
    jablka Peter wanted to have 120 kilogram of fruits.  He picked 10 bags .  each bags contains 9 1/2 kilograms. How many kilograms he need more?
  • Celsius 2
    teplomer 5 degrees Celsius at midday dropped 12°Celsius degree by evening. What is the temperature?
  • Container
    cubes3.png The container-shaped box with internal dimensions of 3.9 m, 3.25 m and 2.6 m was completely filled with goods in the same cubic boxes. How long edge could this box have?
  • The ladder
    rebrik The ladder touch on a wall at a height of 7.5 m. The angle of the inclination of the ladder is 76°. How far is the lower end of the ladder from the wall?
  • The heights
    dog The heights of some dogs are shown in the table. (1 cm = 10 mm) Dog Height Sam 280 mm Charlie 56 cm Gus 81.3 cm Buster 635 mm Max 38 cm Duke 61 cm Which list shows the heights of the dogs from tallest to shortest? A. Max, Charlie, Duke, Gus, Sam,
  • Prism - eq triangle
    prism-3sides Calculate the volume and surface of the prism with the base of an equilateral triangle with side a = 4cm and the body height is 6cm.
  • Edges of the cuboid
    kvader Find the length of the edges of the cuboid, which has the following dimensions: width is 0.4 m; the height is 5.8 dm and the block can hold 81.2 liters of fluid.
  • Cuboid
    cuboid_diagonal Find the dimensions of cuboid a, b, c; if diagonal d=9 dm has an angle with edge α=55° and has an angle with edge b β=58°
  • Pagans
    rohliky Jano and Michael ate pagans. Jano ate three more than Michael. The product of their counts (numbers) is 180. How many pagans did each of them eat?
  • English and math
    skola 1/5 of a class study English, and 3/5 study mathematics. If the class consist of 80 students, how many students study English and mathematics in the class?
  • Clay
    lopatka How many cubic centimeters of clay is in a pit of dimensions 4 m x 3 m x 3 m?
  • Open intervals
    intervals.svg Open intervals A = (x-2; 2x-1) and B = (3x-4; 4) are given. Find the largest real number for which A ⊂ B applies.


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