Algebra - math word problems
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- Built-up area
John build up area 5 x 7 = 35 m2 with building with a wall thickness 30 cm. How many centimeters would have to subtract from thickness of the walls that built-up area fell by 9%?
- The prison ball
Calculate the density of the material that the prison ball is made from if you know its diameter is 15cm and its weight is approximately 2.3kg. With the help of mathematical-physicochemical tables estimate what material the ball is made from.
- Three workers
The three workers received € 2,850 together for the work done. They divided them according to the time worked so that the first received 20% less than the second and the third € 50 more than the second. How much EUR did each worker receive?
- Area of iso-trap
Find the area of an isosceles trapezoid if the lengths of its bases are 16 cm and 30 cm, and the diagonals are perpendicular to each other.
- The farmer
The farmer brought potatoes to the market. In the first hour he sold two-fifths of the potatoes brought in, in the second hour he sold five-sixths of the remaining potatoes, and in the third hour, he sold the last 40 kg of potatoes. 1. Express a fractio
- Paper box
Hard rectangular paper has dimensions of 60 cm and 28 cm. The corners are cut off equal squares and the residue was bent to form an open box. How long must be side of the squares to be the largest volume of the box?
Daniela and Michael would jointly dug potatoes for 7.5 hours. But if Daniela was working alone she would take 2.5 hours more as if he were working with Michael. Determine how much for the work done by Michael himself and how much Daniela herself.
In a 1-meter diameter cylinder is 1413 liters of water, which is 60% of the cylinder. Calculate the cylinder height in meters, do not write the units. The resulting value round and write as an integer.
From the cottage started first group of tourists at 10:00 AM at speed 4 km/h. The second started after them 47 minutes later at speed 6 km/h. How long and how many kilometers from the cottage will catch the first group?
The tale of the Seven Ravens were seven brothers, each of whom was born exactly 2.5 years after the previous one. When the eldest of the brothers was 2-times older than the youngest, mother all curse. How old was seven ravens brothers when their mother cu
Jesters hat is shaped by a rotating cone. Calculate how much paper is needed to the cap 54 cm high when the head circumference is 47 cm.
- Quadrilateral prism
Calculate the volume (V) and the surface (S) of a regular quadrilateral prism whose height is 28.6 cm and the deviation of the body diagonal from the base plane is 50°.
- Frustum of a cone
A reservoir contains 28.54 m3 of water when completely full. The diameter of the upper base is 3.5 m while at the lower base is 2.5 m. Determine the height if the reservoir is in the form of a frustum of a right circular cone.
- Two diggers
Two diggers should dig a ditch. If each of them worked just one-third of the time that the other digger needs, they'd dig up a 13/18 ditch together. Find the ratio of the performance of this two diggers.
- Dried fruit
The manufacturer produces a mixture of dried fruit. He purchased: 10kg pineapple for 200 Kc/kg 2kg papaya for 180 kc/kg 1kg of banana for 400 Kc/kg How many kgs of raisin for 80 Kc/kg must be put into the mix by the manufacturer so that the production p
- Cars speeds
Distance from city A to city B is 108 km. Two cars were simultaneously started from both places. The speed of a car coming from city A was 2 km/h higher than the second car. What was the speed of each car if they met in 54 minutes?
How many glass are needed to produce glass with base regular 5-gon if one base triangle in the base is 4.2 square cm and the height is 10 cm?
Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for 1 day, third on 1.5 day. If they worked together, for how long it would take made a couple of boots?
Triangle shaped field (triangle ABC) has side AB = 129 m. path XY is parallel to the side AB which divided triangle ABC into two parts with same area. What will be the length of the path XY? Help please geodesist ...
- Motion problem
From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away?