Examples for 3rd grade

  1. The lift
    tower The lift can fit 4 people. How many uphill rides must the lift make to move up 12 passengers?
  2. Fruit candies
    cukriky_1 Zuzka and Janka ate fruit candies. Zuzka ate 10 and Janka ate 3 times more. How many sweets did both girls eat together?
  3. Spending money
    penize Boris spent 324 €. Robo spent 130 € more. How much did they spend together?
  4. Steps 6
    steps Going up to his room will take 7 steps up to the landing. Another 9 steps to reach his room. How many steps all in all?
  5. Small painters
    venn_intersect_1 There are ten pupils in the painting group. Eight pupils paint with watercolors and nine pupils with tempera colors. How many pupils paint both water and tempera colors when each pupil paints?
  6. Fishing boat
    rybnik_4 The fishing boat caught 14 fish in one day. How many fish will catch 4 fishing boats in 8 days?
  7. Two numbers
    scientific_2 Find the four times smaller number for numbers 12 and 36 and then add them.
  8. Grandma
    egg Grandma bought two 10 pack of eggs. She used 8 eggs on the cake, 2 times less on the omelette and 4 more eggs for breakfast. How many eggs did it stand for?
  9. Sauna and pool
    bazen2_18 There are 49 people in the swimming pool. There are seven times fewer people in the sauna. How many people are in the sauna? How many people are entirely in the pool and the sauna?
  10. Hugo has
    jablka_18 Hugo has 12 apples, Julka has seven more than Hugo and six less than Anna. How many apples have Anna and how many Julka?
  11. The school
    children_21 The school has 268 boys. Girls are 60 more than boys. How many children are there at school?
  12. Unknown number 22
    numbers2_22 I am a two-digit number. My tens digits is 4. My ones digit is 3 more than my tens. Who am I?
  13. Page numbering
    books_10 The book has 88 pages. How many times is the number 4 used for the book numbering?
  14. Beautiful alley
    stromy_8 In the alley 4 rows of 10 trees and 5 rows of 8 trees blossomed. Six of the trees have already blossomed. How many trees still bloom in the alley?
  15. Garden
    flowers2_3 The garden grows 312 roses and 389 tulips. Which flowers are more? How many?
  16. Kangaroo
    klokan_1 Kangaroo do 10 jumps in 1 minute and then three minutes lie , then will make 10 jumps in 1 minute and 3 minutes lie, and so on. Find the shortest time in which kangaroo do 30 jumps.
  17. Pitcher
    maliny_3 Matthew picked up half-pitcher of raspberry in 45 minutes. Find how long three children filled the pitcher if each of them working at the same pace as Matthew.
  18. Tadeus
    mince_2 Tadeus and Jolana have a total of CZK 15. Jolana has half that of Tadeus. Nevertheless, Jolana has 3 coins and Tadeus 2. Which coin does Tadeus have and which Jolan?
  19. Skoda cars
    car_11 There were 16 passenger cars in the parking. It was the 10 blue and 10 Skoda cars. How many are blue Skoda cars in the parking?
  20. Goat, cabbage and wolf
    goat__wolf_and_cabbage A man once had to travel with a wolf, a goat and a cabbage. He had to take good care of them, since the wolf would like to taste a.piece of goat if he would get the chance, while the goat appeared to long for a tasty cabbage. After some traveling, he sudde

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