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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  • Painters 4
    painter One painter will do the job for 12 days. After a 4 1/3 day he comes second to help him and complete work together for 8 days. How long would work the second painter himself?
  • Common difference
    apollo The 4th term of an arithmetic progression is 6. If the sum of the 8th and 9th terms is -72, find the common difference.
  • Cargo load
    truck How many products weighing 12.5 kg can be loaded on a cargo car with a load of 1.5 t to load two-thirds?
  • Top-open tank
    vedro The top-open tank has the shape of a truncated rotating cone, which stands on a smaller base. The tank's volume is 465 m3, the radii of the bases are 4 m and 3 m. Find the depth of the tank.
  • Milk bill
    milk Mrs Tara buys 2 liters of milk daily. If 1 liter of milk cost $0.27. What will be her milk bill for 30 days.
  • Water cylinder
    cylinder Zuzana poured 785 ml of water into a measuring cylinder with a base radius of 5 cm. The water in the cylinder reached a height of 2 cm from the upper edge of the cylinder. How tall is the cylinder? (π = 3.14)
  • Diamond diagonals
    kosostvorec Calculate the diamond's diagonal lengths if its content is 156 cm2 and the side length is 13 cm.
  • Gym room
    ziacka There were a total of 78 shoes and caps in the gym locker room. How many students came to training today?
  • Lunch
    lunch Jane eats whole lunch for the 30 minutes. Which part of the lunch is eaten in 180 seconds?
  • Prime factors
    prime Factor the number 6600 into the product of prime numbers.
  • Trapezium zoom
    trapezium How many times increase area of trapezoid if all sides and altitude increase 5 times?
  • Free time
    clock-night-schr Anita had 2 1/4 hours of free time in the afternoon. She spent 2/3 of her free time playing sports and watched TV for 30 minutes. How much time did she have left to read the book? Express the result as fractions of hours and numbers in minutes.
  • Three days way
    tourist The tourist walked a quarter of the way on the first day, a third of the rest on the second day and 20 km on the last day. How many km did he cover in three days?
  • Volume and body diagonal
    kvader11 Calculate how much the volume and body diagonal of the cuboid decrease if we reduce each of its three edges a, b, c by 18%?
  • Two rectangles 2
    square_2rectangles A square of area 36 cm2 is cut out to make two rectangles. A and B The area of area A to area B is 2 : 1 Find the dimensions of rectangles A and B.
  • The bath
    watermixing The bath has water with a volume of 220 l and a temperature of 65°C. Determine the mass m2 of water at 15°C to be poured so that the resulting temperature of the water in the bath is 40°C. We neglect the heat exchange between water and the environment. T
  • Distance of lines
    kvadr Find the distance of lines AE, CG in cuboid ABCDEFGH, if given | AB | = 3cm, | AD | = 2 cm, | AE | = 4cm


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