Adding - math word problems

  1. Quiz or test
    test_2 I have a quiz with 20 questions. Each question has 4 multiple choice answers, A, B, C, D. THERE IS NO WAY TO KNOW THE CORRECT ANSWER OF ANY GIVEN QUESTION, but the answers are static, in that if the "correct" answer to #1 = C, then it will always be equal
  2. My father
    plot2 My father cut 78 slats on the fence. The shortest of them was 97 cm long, the longer one was 102 cm long. What was the total length of the slats in cm?
  3. Chestnuts
    vaha Three divisions of nature protectors participated in the collection of chestnut trees.1. the division harvested 1250 kg, the 2nd division by a fifth more than the 1st division and the 3rd division by a sixth more than the second division. How many tons of
  4. Loaded train
    train_freight The whole loaded train weighs 360 tons. It has twenty wagons, each carrying 12 tons of grain. What is the weight of the locomotive?
  5. Outside tangents
    tangent_circles Calculate the length of the line segment S1S2 if the circles k1 (S1, 8cm) and k2 (S2,4cm) touch the outside.
  6. Sum of the seventeen numbers
    seq_sum The sum of the 17 different natural numbers is 154. Determine the sum of the two largest ones.
  7. Evaluate expression
    plusminus If x=2, y=-5 and z=3 what is the value of x-2y
  8. Berry Smoothie
    milk Rory has 5/8 cup of milk. How much milk does she have left after she doubles the recipe of the smoothie? Berry Smoothie: 2 cups strawberries 1 cup blueberries 1/4 cup milk 1 tbsp (tablespoon) sugar 1/2 tsp (teaspoon) lemon juice 1/8 tsp (teaspoon) vanil
  9. Weigh in total
    hrozno I put 3/5 kg of grapes into a box which is 1/4kg in weight. How many kilograms do the grapes and the box weigh in total?
  10. Temperature variations
    teplomer Today's temperature was 80 degrees, and then the temperature dropped 10 degrees. Then it dropped 15 degrees again, then the next day, the temperature went up 2 degrees. What would the temperature be?
  11. Startup
    usd Jaxon’s start up business makes a profit of $450 during the first month. However, the company records a profit of -$60 per month for the next four months and a profit of $125 for the final month. What is the total profit for the first six months of Jaxon’
  12. Evaluate - order of ops
    expr Evaluate the expression: 32+2[5×(24-6)]-48÷24 Pay attention to the order of operation including integers
  13. Adding mixed 3
    mixed_fractions Why does 1 3/4 + 2 9/10 equal 4.65? How do you solve this?
  14. Football field
    playground The soccer field may have a width of 45 meters. This is 45 meters less than the length of the course. What can be the length of the football field?
  15. 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?
  16. 45th birthday
    clock-night-schr_1 This year Mrs. Clever celebrated her 45th birthday. Her three children are now 7.11 and 15 years old. In how many years will Mrs. Clever's age be equal to the sum of her children's years?
  17. Ten pupils
    venn 10 pupils came to the art group .8 pupils painted with watercolors and 9 pupils painted with ink, each pupil painted with ink or watercolors. How many pupils painted water and ink at the same time?
  18. Spending money
    penize Boris spent 324 €. Robo spent 130 € more. How much did they spend together?
  19. The sum
    seq_sum The sum of the first 10 members of the arithmetic sequence is 120. What will be the sum if the difference is reduced by 2?
  20. Expressions
    plusminus Let k represent an unknown number, express the following expressions: 1. The sum of the number n and two 2. The quotient of the number n and nine 3. Twice the number n 4. The difference between nine and the number n 5. Nine less than the number n

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