# Algebra - math word problems

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- Average age

The average age of all people at the celebration was equal to the number of people present. After the departure of one person who was 29 years old, average age was again equal to the number present. How many people were originally to celebrate? - Three workers

Three workers A, B, C have to work on a specific task. Workers A and B completed whole task in 14 days, B together with C for 23 days, A together with C for 13 days. How long it would take to complete the task every one of them alone? How long it would ta - 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? - Harvesters

The first harvester will harvest the grain from the field in 20 hours, the second, the more powerful in 10 hours. How long will it take to harvest this field by both harvesters if the second harvester has to be set up first and this takes 2 hours? The fir - Probability - tickets

What is the probability when you have 25 tickets in 5000 that you not wins the first (one) prize? - A report

Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris, and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone? - Vinegar

What percentage vinegar we get if we mix 1 if dm³ eight percent vinegar with 1.5 dm³ six percent vinegar? - Squirrels

The squirrels discovered a bush with hazelnuts. The first squirrel plucked one nut, the second squirrel two nuts, the third squirrel three nuts. Each new squirrel always tore one nut more than the previous squirrel. When they plucked all the nuts from the - Forth and back

Car drive from point A to point B at speed 78 km/h and back at 82 km/h. If went there and back at speed 81 km/h journey would take five minutes less. What is the distance between points A and B? - Three shooters

Three shooters shoot, each one time, on the same target. The first hit the target with a probability of 0.7; second with a probability of 0.8 and a third with a probability of 0.9. What is the probability to hit the target: a) just once b) at least once c - Mixture 2

How many liters of water must be added to 7 liters of a 20% solution to obtain a 10% solution? - Vinegar 2

How many percentages of vinegar solution will we get if we mix 3.5 liters of 5.8% and 5 liters of 7.6% vinegar? - Birthday paradox

How large must the group of people be so that the probability that two people have a birthday on the same day of the year is greater than 90%? - Cleaners

Milan would clean up the room for 2.5 hours, Eric would take 10 hours. How long they swept the room together? - Car

The car goes from point A to point B at speed 86 km/h and back 53 km/h. If it goes there and back at speed 67 km/h trip would take 10 minutes shorter. What is the distance between points A and B? - Three drivers

Three driversdriving the same direction found that they have same amounth of gasoline. The first is enough to go 6 km, 4 km second and third 3km. Gasoline they divided so all three just drove to the nearest petrol station. How many km away was a petrol st - Pharmacy

The pharmacy adds to 3 liters of 95-percent alcohol 5 liters of 38.04 percent alcohol. How much percent alcohol the pharmacy got? - Coffee

In-stock are three kinds of branded coffee prices: I. Kind. .. .. .205 Kc/kg II. Kind. .. .. .274 Kc/kg III. Kind. .. .. 168 Kc/kg Mixing these three species in the ratio 8:5:6 create a mixture. What will be the price of 100 grams of this mixture? - Intersections

Find the intersections of the function plot with coordinate axes: f (x): y = x + 3/5 - Ten cashiers

Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes?

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