Algebra - math word problems

1. Product V2
The price of product was increased by 12%. Price increased by 273. How much money it would cost this product, if it was on the contrary by 19% discounted.
2. QuizQ2
The square of the first number is equal to three-fifths of the second number. Determine both numbers if you know that the second number is 5 times greater than the first, and neither of numbers is not equal to zero.
3. Two workers
The first worker completed the task by himself in 9 hours, the second in 15 hours. After two hours of joint work left first worker to a doctor and the second finished the job himself. How many hours worked second worker himself?
4. Tickets
Tickets to the zoo cost \$4 for children, \$5 for teenagers and \$6 for adults. In the high season, 1200 people come to the zoo every day. On a certain day, the total revenue at the zoo was \$5300. For every 3 teenagers, 8 children went to the zoo. How many t
5. Three dice
When you throw three dice was the sum total of the dice 10. The yellow dice fell one eye more than on the red and brown fell 3 eyes less than red. How many eyes fell on every dice?
6. One and a half chicken
One and a half chicken bears one and a half egg in one and a half day. How many eggs can withstand from 6 chicken in 6 days?
7. Family and age ratios
Age of father and son are in the ratio 10:3; age of father and daughter are in the ratio 5:2. How old is father and son, if daughter is 20 years old? In what ratio is age sister and brother?
8. Turtles Žofka and Julka
Gray wolf kept in his tent turtles Žofka and Julka, which together have 200 years. After 50 years will Julka 2 times older than Žofka. How old are the turtles?
9. Crown
Siblings collect a 2-crowns and 5-crowns. Together have 80 coins with a total of value 310 crowns. How many saved two-crowns and how many five-crowns?
10. Jan
Jan is 13 years and Peter 21 years old. For how many years will their ages in the ratio of 7:9?
11. Hockey teams goals
Hockey teams fired 200 goals. The second team 13 less than first team, third 16 less than the first and fourth tean 19 goals less than first. How many goals fired each team?
12. Chalet
The children were on a school trip to the mountain . One third of the journey went by the train and continue by bus. When you get off the bus, they remained a third of the distance they traveled by bus. What part of journey children went by the bus (wrot
13. Classroom
In a class are 32 pupils. Boys are 8 less than girls. How many boys and girls are in the classroom?
14. Sports games
Pupils of same school participated district sports games. When dividing into teams found that in the case of the creation teams with 4 pupils remaining 1 pupil, in the case of a five-member teams remaining 2 pupils and in the case of six-members teams
15. Parallelogram
The perimeter of the parallelogram is 417 cm. The length of one side is 1.7-times longer than the length of the shorter side. What is the length of sides of a parallelogram?
16. Paul and Honza
Honza went to chat on a bike without a break 4.0 hours. Paul the same way without breaks 50 minutes longer. The difference between the speeds of the two boys was the one kilometer per hour. How fast was Paul, if you know that the speed of the boys did not
17. Enterprise and wages
The enterprise operates a total 162 workers and their average salary is M dollars. If the company has hire an additional 18 employees whose average wage would be the S dollars, would reduce the overall average salary in the company of 3.6%. Calculate th
18. Tourist Jirka
Distance between the points A and B is 13.5 km. Jirka went from point A to point B unknown speed and for an unknown period of time. Back to the point A went slower by 3 km/h which means that went 20 minutes more. How long Jirka took the return journey?
19. Sprayers
The vineyard can be sprayed first sprayer in 5 hours and with the second in 8 hours. How long would it take if we use sprayers both at once?
20. Chicken
I threw three chicken for a handful of grains and I noticed that it eat in a ratio of 8:7:6 and two of them grabbed 156 grains. How many grains have fought that chicken?

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