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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  • Number
    percent What number is 20 % smaller than the number 198?
  • Yogurt
    jogurt The board is 35 yogurts. How many boards of yogurts must be ordered for 886 people in the canteen?
  • Segment
    segment_AB Calculate the length of the segment AB, if the coordinates of the end vertices are A[10, -4] and B[5, 5].
  • Cube volume
    cube6 The cube has a surface of 384 cm2. Calculate its volume.
  • Pound2kilos
    vaha_19 How many pounds make 1 kilograms?
  • News
    casopis_tyzden From 28 students buy magazine 10 The economist students, 10 Pravda students and 18 students don't buy any of these magazines. How many students buy both magazines?
  • Three pumps together
    pumps One pump fills the tank in 1.5 hours, the second in 2 hours, and the third in 3 hours 20 minutes. How many minutes will the tank fill with three pumps if they work simultaneously?
  • Rectangular garden
    garden_21 The sides of the rectangular garden are in ratio 1: 2. The diagonal has a length of 20 meters. Calculate the area and perimeter of the garden.
  • Triangle 42
    triangle2_4 Triangle BCA. Angles A=119° B=(3y+14) C=4y. What is measure of triangle BCA=?
  • Owner of the company
    TEA The owner of the company with extensive administrative activity wants to sell the obsolete 3 machines at the price of CZK 1000 per 1 machine with a six-month warranty period. If the machine breaks down during this period, the owner will return the employe
  • Three points
    fun2 Mark three points E, F and G in the plane not lie on one line. a) Draw a line segment FG b) Construct halfline (ray) EG c) Draw a line EF
  • Trucks
    bricks Three lorries droved bricks. One drove n bricks at once, second m less bricks than the first and third 300 bricks more the first lorry. The first lorry went 4 times a day the largest went 3 times a day and the smallest 5 times a day. How many bricks b
  • Nice prism
    diagonal_rectangular_prism.JPG Calculate the surface of the cuboid if the sum of its edges is a + b + c = 19 cm and the body diagonal size u = 13 cm.
  • Balls
    farebne-gulky The boys changed stamps, beads and balls. For 9 balls is 3 stamps, 2 balls is 44 stamps. How many beads is for 1 ball?
  • Compare
    compare Compare with characters >, <, =: 85.57 ? 80.83
  • Divide
    ruler2 Divide substance 110 cm long to two parts so that it first part is 10 cm longer than the second part and one part will be 10 times longer than the second portion. How long the parts will be?
  • Big number
    modulo_1 hat is the remainder when dividing number 10 to 47 - 111 by number 9?

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