Algebra - math word problems

  1. Aircrafts
    boeings Above the town hall tower flew the plane with constant speed 510 km/h and 15 minutes later the second plane at speed of 703 km/h. How long and how far from the town hall will be aircrafts caught up?
  2. Sum-log
    complex_log The sum of two numbers is 32, the sum of their logarithms (base 10) is 2.2. Determine these numbers.
  3. Working time - shortening
    worker The media often speculates about the change (especially to shorten) the working time of the five-day eight-hour working week to another working model. Calculate how many hours a day the employee would have to work a day at 3-day work week if he must work
  4. Alcohol 2
    alko Two types of alcohol one 63% and second 75% give 20 liters of 69% alcohol. How many liters of each type are in the mixture?
  5. Sales off
    sweater If a sweater sells for $ 19 after a 5% markdown, what was its original price?
  6. Rhombus diagonal
    rhombus2_1 Area of rhombus is 224. One diagonal measures 33, find length of other diagonal.
  7. Scouts
    skauti_1 The boys from scout group traveled 5 days distance 115 km. Every day walked 1.5 km less than the previous day. How many kilometers scouts walked in the first day?
  8. Trapezoid ABCD v2
    trapezium_table Trapezoid ABCD has length of bases in ratio 3:10. The area of riangle ACD is 825 dm2. What is the area of trapezoid ABCD?
  9. Division
    bonbons Three siblings Helena, Oliver and George split the bag with candies on merit in the ratio 6:1:4. How many candies should each get if in bag were 88?
  10. Flowerbed 2
    flowerbed Around the square flower bed in a park is sidewalk 2 m wide. The area of ​​this sidewalk is 243 m2. What is the area of the flowerbed?
  11. Truncated cone
    kuzel_komoly Calculate the height of the rotating truncated cone with volume V = 1115 cm3 and a base radii r1 = 7.9 cm and r2 = 9.7 cm.
  12. Bases
    trapezoids_1 The length of the bases trapezium are in ratio 4:5. Length of midline is 15. How long are the bases of a trapezoid?
  13. Tram
    tramvaj-skoda In the three-part tram went 206 passengers in front of others, 226 after others and in the middle half of all. How many passengers went in tram total?
  14. Circle
    circles_2 Circle is given by centre on S[-7; 10] and maximum chord 13 long. How many intersect points have circle with the coordinate axes?
  15. Ethnicity
    indian Share of ethnicity XY is 26%, which is 1/9 more than in the prewar period. What was the share of that ethnicity in the pre-war period?
  16. Sales vs profit
    Acer+vs+Apple Apple sells 22 percent less computes than the Acer but the profit from their sales is 2.2 times higher than Acer. How many times are Apple computer more expensive than Acer?
  17. Brunette
    brown_eye Of the girls who attend primary school are 30% blondes and 70% brunette. 81% blondes and 19% brunette has blue eyes. How many girls attending school altogether if 470 girls has blue eyes?
  18. Racer
    car_championship The first racer run at a speed 20 m/s and is 750 meters before the finish and ahead 79 meters before second competitor. At what speed must run the second racer to catch first racer at the finish line?
  19. The professor's birthday
    prof_einstein Professor of mathematics had 57 birthdays. The director congratulated him. The professor asked the director: "And how old are you?" The director replied: "I'm exactly twice as many years than you were when I was old as to you today." How old is the dire
  20. TV commercials
    ad_on_TV For the typical one-hour prime-time television slot, the number of minutes of commercials is 3/8 of the minutes of the actual program. Determine how many minutes of the program are shown in that one hour.

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