1. Passenger boat
Two-fifths of the passengers in the passenger boat were boys. 1/3 of them were girls and the rest were adult. If there were 60 passengers in the boat, how many more boys than adult were there?
2. Notebooks
Liza a store owner buys 560 notebooks. He sold 3/8 of the notebook then she adds the stocks of notebook of 1/4 of the number of notebooks she bought. What is the total number of notebook she bought?
3. Teacher
Teacher Rem bought 360 pieces of cupcakes for the outreach program of their school. 5/9 of the cupcakes were chocolate flavor and 1/4 wete pandan flavor and the rest were a vanilla flavor. How much more pandan flavor cupcakes than vanilla flavor?
4. How old
The student who asked how many years he answered: "After 10 years I will be twice as old than as I was four years ago. How old is student?
5. Money 6
Lita had some money. She spent 1/2 of it on a hand bag and 1/3 of the remainder of the blouse. She had 260.00. How much money did she have at start?
6. Two cuboids
Find the volume of cuboidal box whose one edge is: a) 1.4m and b) 2.1dm
7. Bathroom 2
A bathroom is 2.4 meters long and 1.8 meters wide. How many square tiles 1 dm on each side are to be used to cover it?
8. If-then equation
If 5x - 17 = -x + 7, then x =
9. Calories
A large order of McDonald’s french fries has 500 calories. Of this total, 220 calories are from fat. Find the ratio of the calories from fat to total calories in a large order of McDonald’s french fries.
10. Clay
How many cubic centimeters of clay is in a pit of dimensions 4 m x 3 m x 3 m?
11. Tickets 3
A total of 645 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 55 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold?
12. Quotient 3
If the quotient of 8/13 and 2 is subtracted from the product of 1 3/4 and 8/21, what is the difference?
13. Lcm of three numbers
What is the Lcm of 120 15 and 5
14. One deci
Wine 0,375 l costs 2040 CZK. How much does 1 dl cost?
15. Ten pupils
10 pupils went to the store. 6 pupils bought lollipops and 9 pupils bought chewing gum. How many pupils have bought both lollipops and chewing gums (if everyone bought something)?
16. Rhombus sides
find the sides of a rhombus, it area is 550 cm square and altitude is 55cm
17. Wine
A bottle of wine costs 21 euros; and wine is 20 times more expensive than a bottle. How much a bottle cost?
18. Bean bag
A student tossed a bean bag. It landed 216 inches away. How many yards are equal to 216 inches?
19. A map
A map of size 60cm by 25cm is reduced in the ratio of 3:5, twice. What are the new dimensions?
20. Gloves
Petra has ten pairs of gloves in the closet. Six pairs are blue, 4 pairs are yellow. How many pieces of gloves need to be pulled out at least when she pull them out in the dark and want to have one complete one color pair?

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