Algebra - math word problems

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  • Triangle
    Triangle_trig Calculate the sides of the triangle if its area S = 630 and the second cathethus is shorter by 17.
  • Three friends
    oriental The three friends spent 600 KC in a teahouse. Thomas paid twice as much as Paul. Paul a half less than Zdeněk. How many each paid?
  • Lentilka
    lentilky.JPG Lentilka made 31 pancakes. 8 don't fill with anything, 14 pancakes filled with strawberry jam, 16 filled with cream cheese. a) How many Lentilka did strawberry-cream cheese pancakes? Maksik ate 4 of strawberry-cream cheese and all pure strawberry pancakes
  • Bob and Bobek
    carot_1 Bobek has 2 cabbages and 5 carrots, Bob has 2 cabbages and 9 carrots. When Bobek stepped on the scale weight 5800 g and when Bob weight 8960 g. Actual Bob weight is 8 kg and Bobek 5 kg. How much weighs one carrot?
  • Cylinder diameter
    valec.JPG The surface of the cylinder is 149 cm2. The cylinder height is 6 cm. What is the diameter of this cylinder?
  • Cuboid - edges
    kvadr The sum of all edges cuboid are 8 meters. However, the width is twice shorter than the length and height is seven times longer than the width. Determine the dimensions of the cuboid.
  • Pumps
    water_pump Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
  • The balls
    balls_4 You have 108 red and 180 green balls. You have to be grouped into the bags so that the ratio of red to green in each bag was the same. What smallest number of balls may be in one bag?
  • Mushrooms from the forest
    dubak Magda and Tereza goes to pick mushrooms. Total found 70 mushrooms. Magda found that between fungi found 5/9 bedel. Tereza discovered that she found among fungi are 2/17 champignons. How many mushrooms found Magda?
  • More money
    fun Lenka has €4.8 more than Natalia. Who will have more and how much, when Lenka give Natalia €2.5?
  • Square room
    kachlicky_1 What is the size of the smallest square room, which can pave with tiles with dimensions 55 cm and 45 cm? How many such tiles is needed?
  • Box of chocolates
    zele-bonbony In a box of chocolates was 16 candies. Christopher and Luke they were distributed: a) Christopher had about 4 candies over Luke, b) Christopher had about 6 candies less than Luke, c) Christopher had 3 times more sweet than Luke. How many had each boy cand
  • Arithmetic average
    ap The arithmetic mean of the five numbers is exactly 8. The sum of these four numbers is 30. What is the fifth number?
  • Workhorses
    work A team of colleagues done the work in 20 days. After adding 2 colleagues from the beginning the work was completed in 15 days. How many members has the colleague team?
  • Three digits number
    3digit From the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 create three-digit numbers that digits not repeat and number is divisible by 2. How many numbers are there?
  • Shoes
    boty Peter decided to measure shoes size of his three friends. Measured accurately and wrote as follows: Venda and Jenda together 52 cm Jenda and Zdenda together 58 cm Zdenda and Venda together 54 cm a) How long measures Vendy, Jenda and Zdenda shoes together?
  • Journey
    Mt-Everest The road from A to B measures 11.5 km. Firstly up the hill, then by level plane and then downhill. Tourist goes uphill at 3 km/h, on the plane 4 km/h and downhill 5 km/h. From point A to B went 2h 54 min back 3h 6 min. How long is the segment of level pla
  • Coins
    ticket_mashine In ticket maschine were together one hundred coins. They were only 20 and 50 cent coins. The sum total was 29 euros and 60 cents. How many were in ticket maschine coins and which type?
  • Sisters
    cycle Sisters Zuzka Lenka and Vierka has save for a new bike. Zuzka save € 90, Lenka save € 90 and Vierka save € 82. Missing 30% gave them their mother. What is the price of the bike?
  • Purchase
    cart Mother bought 5 boxes of milk and 7 kg of potatoes and paid a total CZK 147. Aunt bought 7 boxes of milk and 3 kg of potatoes and paid 131 CZK. What is the price of one carton of milk and 1 kg of potatoes? How CZK together would have saved if bought at th

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