Math word problems

Mathematical word problems allow you to practice your knowledge of mathematics in tasks of everyday life. Examples train understanding, translation into the mathematical language (eg, equations), solve it, check the accuracy and solution discussion.
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  • Paper collecting
    sber At the paper collecting contest gathered Franta 2/9 ton, Karel 1/4 ton and Patrick 19/36 tons of paper. Who have gathered the most and the least (x, y - write down the weights in tonnes).
  • Equation with abs value
    abs_graph How many solutions has the equation ? in the real numbers?
  • Exponential warm
    teplomer_6 Suppose that a body with temperature T1 is placed in surroundings with temperature T0 different from that of T1. The body will either cool or warm to temperature T(t) after time t, in minutes, where T(t)=T0 + (T1-T0)e^(-kt) . If jello salad with 30 degre
  • The tank
    hranol4sreg_5 The tank has 1320 liters of water. The tank has the shape of a prism, its base is an rectangle with sides a = 0,6 m and b = 1,5 m. How high does the water level reach in the tank?
  • Floods
    povodne After the floods that hit a school, parents help repair the damage. My father worked at the school 50 hours, my mom 5 hours less. How many hours worked mother? How many hours worked my parents together?
  • Isosceles - isosceles
    triangles_12 It is given a triangle ABC with sides /AB/ = 3 cm /BC/ = 10 cm, and the angle ABC = 120°. Draw all points X such that true that BCX triangle is an isosceles and triangle ABX is isosceles with the base AB.
  • Mast
    stoziar Mast has 17 m long shadow on a slope rising from the mast foot in the direction of the shadow angle at angle 9.3°. Determine the height of the mast, if the sun above the horizon is at angle 44°30'.
  • Lines
    lines_4 How many lines can be draw with 8 points, if three points lie on one line and the other any three points do not lie on the same line?
  • Hurry - rush
    bus_3 At an average speed 7 km/h I will come from the school to the bus stop for 30 minutes. How fast I need to go if I need to get to the bus stop in 21 minutes?
  • Statue
    michelangelo On the pedestal high 4 m is statue 2.7 m high. At what distance from the statue must observer stand to see it in maximum viewing angle? Distance from the eye of the observer from the ground is 1.7 m.
  • Cross five
    5squares2 The figure on the picture is composed of the same squares and has a content of 45cm². What's his perimeter?
  • Volcano
    volcano The crater of a volcano is approximately in the shape of a cone of a base 3.1416 sq. Mi. The crater's depth is 1500 ft. How many cubic yards of earth would be required to fill this cavity?
  • Radius
    green_circle Determine the radius of the circle, if its perimeter and area is the same number.
  • Beds
    stan_3 At the summer camp, there are 41 chalets. Some rooms are 3-beds, some 4-beds. How many campers from 140 are living in 3-bed?
  • Coke
    uhlie From one ton of coal is produced 772 kg of coke for iron production. How many wagons of coal by 13 tonnes per day is needed for the blast furnace, which has a daily consumption of 1020 tons of coke?
  • Expression 6
    numbers2_48 Evaluate expression: -6-2(4-8)-9
  • Uphill garden
    12perctent I have a garden uphill, increasing from 0 to 4.5 m for a length of 25 m, how much is the climb in percent?

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