# Algebra - math word problems

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• Two runners
Two runners ran simultaneously towards each other from locations distant 34.6 km. The average speed of the first runner was 1/5 higher than the average speed of the second runner. How long should each ran a 34.6 km, if you know that they meet after 67 m
• Equation
Equation ? has one root x1 = 8. Determine the coefficient b and the second root x2.
• Machines
In the workshop are three machines. The first is treated 250 parts for 4.7 hours, the second is treated 300 parts for 1.9 hours and the third is treated 230 parts for 4.6 hours. How long will take to make 3100 parts if worked all three machines at the
• Rectangles - sides
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?
• Two valves
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?
• Fractions
Sort fractions ? by its size. Result write as three serial numbers 1,2,3.
• Rectangle - sides
What is the perimeter of a rectangle with area 266 cm2 if length of the shorter side is 5 cm shorter than the length of the longer side?
• Pedestrian
Pedestrian came started at 8h in the morning with speed 4.4 km/h. At half-past eleven cyclist started at 26 km/h same way. How many minutes take cyclist to catch up pedestrian?
• Parquet floor
Three workers laid parquet floor for 2.301 hour. The first one would do this work alone 7 hours, the second in 6 hours. For how many hours would fulfill this work the third worker, if he worked alone?
• Painters
First painter painted fence himself for 4 hours, the second painter 1.2 hours sooner than first, and the third painters slowest up to 16 hours. How long took them paint fence if worked together?
• Square
If we increase one side of square by its one-half then square perimeter increase by 10 cm. What is the side of the square?
• Bottle
Bottle with wine costs 58 USD. Wine is 27 USD more expensive than the empty bottle. How much is the bottle itself?
• Swimming pool
The pool shape of cuboid is 299 m3 full of water. Determine the dimensions of its bottom if water depth is 282 cm and one bottom dimension is 4.7 m greater than the second.
• Parabola
Find the equation of a parabola that contains the points at A[6; -5], B[14; 9], C[23; 6]. (use y = ax2+bx+c)
• Coffee
Coffee from the machine in the cup cost 28 cents. Coffee is 20 cents more expensive than the cup. How much is the cup?
• 7 triangle
The triangle area is 26.7 cm2. Determine the side length l if appropriate height hl = 45.3 cm.
• Population
The town has 65,000 inhabitants. 40 years ago there were 157,000. How many people will live in town in 10 years if the average rate in population is as in previous years?
• Drive
At the bus stop 8 people take out and 10 people take into bus. Next stop 6 take out and 5 take in. On the third stop 6 take out and 3 take in. The bus traveled further with 39 people. How many passengers were originally at the bus?
• Linear independence
Determine if vectors u=(-4; -5) and v=(20; 25) are linear Linear dependent.
• Column
Perpendicular pole high 8 m tall broke and its toe fell 2.7 m from the bottom of the pole. At what height above the ground pole broke?

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