Algebra - math word problems

  1. 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.
  2. 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?
  3. 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?
  4. 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?
  5. 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?
  6. 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?
  7. 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?
  8. 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?
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. Prism X
    Cuboid_simple The prism with the edges of the lengths x cm, 2x cm and 3x cm has volume 20250 cm3. What is the area of surface of the prism?
  12. Equation
    calculator_2 Equation ? has one root x1 = 8. Determine the coefficient b and the second root x2.
  13. Fire tank
    fireman Whole fire tank was discharged once in 5 days by first out by second in $n days. Once firefighters pumped out 6/13 of water out from the tank and then let the water flow out both drain. How long take empty the tank?
  14. Trains
    trains_toys From station 130 km away started passenger train and after 2.2 hours after the express train, which travels 37 km an hour more. Express train finish journey 7 minutes early. Calculate the average speed of this two trains.
  15. Flowerbed
    flowers On the flowerbed was planted 280 flowers - pansies and crayons. During the first week wilts quarter of pansies and an eighth crayons, which is 20% of all flowers. How many pansies were planted on the flowerbed?
  16. The store
    carot The store received the same number of cans of peas and corn. The first day sold 10 cans of peas and 166 cans ofcorn so that left 5 times more peas than corn cans. How many cans of each kind were in the store?
  17. Fractions
    cmp_fractions Sort fractions ? by its size. Result write as three serial numbers 1,2,3.
  18. Abyss
    Mountain Stone was pushed into the abyss: 2 seconds after we heard hitting the bottom. How deep is the abyss (neglecting air resistance)? (gravitational acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2 and the speed of sound in air v = 343 m/s)
  19. Rectangles - sides
    rectangles_2 One side of the rectangle is 10 cm longer than second. Shortens longer side by 6 cm and extend shorter by 14 cm increases the area of the rectangle by 130 cm2. What are the dimensions of the original rectangle?
  20. Two valves
    pool_2 Water fill the pool by two valves for 11 days. After 7 days the first valve was stopped and the second valve fill pool for 7 days. How many days took to fill the pool each of the valves individually?

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