Algebra - math word problems

  1. Party
    party-informatikov At the party everyone clink with everyone. Together, they clink 406 times. How many people were at the party?
  2. Right triangle Alef
    r_triangle The obvod of a right triangle is 84 cm, the hypotenuse is 37 cm long. Determine the lengths of the legs.
  3. Volatile percents
    NYSE_1 Kent is working as a forex trader. Suffered a loss of 65.8 percent. Calculate what percentage must now earn to lift from loss?
  4. Bomber
    b52 Bomber flies 10 km at 600 km/h. At what horizontal distance from the target, must pilot drop the bomb to hit the target? Don't care about air resistance and consider the gravitational acceleration g=9.81 m/s2.
  5. Trolleybus
    trolejbus_ba_1 Trolleybus line No. 206 measured 24 km. If the trolleybus goes faster by 5 km/h, the way there and back would is shorter by 33 minutes. Calculate the trolleybus speed and how much time it takes a return trip.
  6. When will I be a millionaire?
    milionar_kedy Barry monthly send 280 euros to the bank, which he deposits bear interest of 2.1% p. A. Calculate how many months must Barry save to save 1000000 euros? Inflation, interest rate changes, or bank failures ignore.
  7. Right triangle
    right_triangles Calculate the missing side b and interior angles, perimeter and area of ​​a right triangle if a=10 cm and hypotenuse c = 16 cm.
  8. Crossroads
    crossroad Passenger car and an ambulance come to the rectangular crossroad, the ambulance left. Passenger car at speed 39 km/h and ambulance at 41 km/h. Calculate such a relative speed of the ambulance move to the car.
  9. Greek railwayman
    greecerails_1 Wesley works for the Slovak railways since 1986. His salary is 864 €. His colleague, Evgenias works in the Greek State Railways from 1991. Earns 5010 € per month. Calculate how many hours a day must Evgenias work to earn as much as Wesley and if they
  10. Reconstruction of the corridor
    koridor Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, ea
  11. Profitable bank deposit 2012
    eurocoins Calculate the value of what money lose creditor with a deposit € 9500 for 4 years if the entire duration are interest 2.6% p.a. and tax on interest is 19% and annual inflation is 3.7% (Calculate what you will lose if you leave money lying idle at negative

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