# 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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303surface area

240cuboid

155prism

150cylinder

147cube

82sphere

79pyramid

72cone

1267equation

175divisibility

65sets

103probability

75line

46vector

831reason

582percentages

544fractions

477ratio

32per mil

28minimum

26maximum

13modulo

79integers

656triangle

382circle

320perimeter

284rectangle

211square

200diagonal

116trapezoid

84rhombus

84n-gon

18rhomboid

15annulus

themes, topics

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109mean

430division

249adding

240subtracting

216square root

110power

108rounding

759time

620volume

559length

428money

371angle

298mass

294area

286velocity

98density

38energy

126sine

113cosine

109tangent

25arcsine

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- Train

The train passes part of the line for 95 minutes at speed 75 km/h. What speed would have to go in order to shorten the driving time of 20 minutes? - Spheres in sphere

How many spheres with a radius of 15 cm can fits into the larger sphere with a radius of 150 cm? - Athletic competition

In a 400 meter athletic competition, a participant covers the distance as given below. find the average speed? first 80 meters 10 m/s next 240 meters 7.5 m/s last 80 meters 10 m/s - Equation

Find x: x + 1/2 = 1/3 - Find two

Find two consecutive natural numbers whose product is 1 larger than their sum. Searched numbers expressed by a fraction whose numerator is the difference between these numbers and the denominator is their sum. - Lighthouse

The man, 180 cm tall, walks along the seafront directly to the lighthouse. The male shadow caused by the beacon light is initially 5.4 meters long. When the man approaches the lighthouse by 90 meters, its shadow shorter by 3 meters. How tall is the lighth - Clock

What distance will pass end of 8 cm long hour hand for 15 minutes? - The pool

The pool contains 220 m^{3}of water. The pool can be emptied either: a) 10 hours of pipe B and 8 hours of pipe A, or b) 10 hours of pipe A and 7 hours of pipe B. How many cubic meters of water will flow in 1 hour from pipe A and how many from pipe B? - Commitee

A class consists of 6 males and 7 females. How many committees of 7 are possible if the committee must consist of 2 males and 5 females? - Special cube

Calculate the edge of cube, if its surface and its volume is numerically equal number. - Engineer Kažimír

The difference between politicians-demagogues and reasonable person with at least primary education beautifully illustrated by the TV show example. "Engineer" Kažimír says that during their tenure there was a large decline in the price of natural gas, pri - Roof

Tiles are stacked in rows on the trapezoidal shaped roof. At the ridge is 15 tiles and each subsequent row has one more tile than in the previous row. How many tiled is covered roof if lowermost row has 37 tiles? - Perimeter of triangle

In triangle ABC angle A is 60° angle B is 90° side size c is 15 cm. Calculate the triangle circumference. - Railroad

The railroad runs parallel to the railway. The train travels at 36 km/h on track. In the opposite direction, the motorcycle rides at 90 km/h. The train passes in 3 seconds. How long is a train? - Five-digit

Find all five-digit numbers that can be created from numbers 12345 so that the numbers are not repeated and then numbers with repeated digits. Give the calculation. - Two cyclists

Two cyclists started from crossing in the same time. One goes to the north speed 20 km/h, the second eastward at speed 26 km/h. What will be the direct distance cycling 30 minutes from the start? - Hotel rooms

In the 45 rooms, there were 169 guests, some rooms were three-bedrooms and some five-bedrooms. How many rooms were?

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