Algebra - math word problems

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  • Highway tunnel
    tunnel_1 The highway tunnel was built from two ends in the north-south direction. The average daily performance of the "northern party" rasters was higher than the average daily power of the "southern party" of the rasters. After 55 business days, both parties met
  • Computer revolution
    Intel386 When we started playing with computers, the first processor, which I remember was the Intel 8080 from 1974, with the performance of 0.5 MIPS. Calculate how much percent a year rose CPU performance when Intel 486DX from 1992 has 54 MIPS. Wha
  • TV competition
    test_1 In the competition, 10 contestants answer five questions, one question per round. Anyone who answers correctly will receive as many points as the number of competitors answered incorrectly in that round. One of the contestants after the contest said: We
  • Snowman 2
    snowman_1 On the medal, which has the shape of a circle with a diameter 18 cm is sketched snowman so that the following requirements are met: 1. snowman is composed of three circles, 2. space over snowman is the same as under it, 3. diameters of all circles expres
  • Secret treasure
    max_cylinder_pyramid Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure.
  • Crystal water
    laboratory The chemist wanted to check the content of water of crystallization of chromic potassium alum K2SO4 * Cr2 (SO4) 3 * 24 H2O, which was a long time in the laboratory. From 96.8 g of K2SO4 * Cr2 (SO4) 3 * 24 H2O prepared 979 cm3 solution of base.
  • Z9-I-4
    numbers_30 Kate thought a five-digit integer. She wrote the sum of this number and its half at the first line to the workbook. On the second line wrote a total of this number and its one fifth. On the third row she wrote a sum of this number and its one nines. F
  • Intelligence test
    test Paľo, Jano, Karol, and Rišo were doing an intelligence test. Palo correctly answered half of the questions plus 7 questions, Jano to a third plus 18 questions, Karol to a quarter plus 21 questions and Risho to a fifth plus 25 questions. After the test, K
  • The tourist
    eq2 The tourist wanted to walk the route 16 km at a specific time. He, therefore, came out at the necessary constant speed. After a 4 km walk, however, he fell unplanned into the lake, where he almost drowned. It took him 20 minutes to get to the shore and re
  • Pilsen circus
    cirkus The arrival of the circus in Pilsen was seen in the morning at 08:00 by a citizen of the city. He passed this information on 08:15 to three other residents of the city. Each of these three people then informed the other three residents at 08:30, and again
  • Camel
    camels Camel owner wants to get out of the city into oasis. He bought 3000 bananas, which wants to sell in oasis. However oasis from the city divided 1,000 kilometers of desert. Camel can carry at one time up to 1000 bananas, and for every kilometer traveled, e
  • TV transmitter
    praded The volume of water in the rectangular swimming pool is 6998.4 hectoliters. The promotional leaflet states that if we wanted all the pool water to flow into a regular quadrangle with a base edge equal to the average depth of the pool, the prism would have
  • Future of libraries
    library You know that thanks to the Internet, electronic communications and developing online resources on the Internet annually declining number of traditional readership by 17%. These deal is irreversible evolutionary shift from old books from libraries to imme
  • Bdf tablet
    bdf Detective Harry Thomson has come across a surprising mystery. As part of the weekend's action, the tablet he looked for dropped by 30%. He also recommended this bargain to his friend. However, it came to the shop on Monday, and the tablet was 30% more exp
  • Billiard balls
    balls_billiard A layer of ivory billiard balls of radius 6.35 cm is in the form of a square. The balls are arranged so that each ball is tangent to every one adjacent to it. In the spaces between sets of 4 adjacent balls other balls rest, equal in size to the original.
  • Goat and circles
    equation_nonlinear What is the radius of a circle centered on the other circle and the intersection of the two circles is equal to half the area of the first circle? This task is the mathematical expression of the role of agriculture. The farmer has circular land on which
  • BMI index
    man_BMI Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. Index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of dif
  • Logistics
    sklad_1 Head of logistics department informed the meeting of management of the same item is currently not available in sufficient quantity in all three warehouses of the company. We have the total 135 pieces. It was 37 pieces more in the warehouse No. 3 than in t
  • Two friends
    beers Two friends met as a good man perish together for a beer. After recovery the most important topics (politics, women, football ...), one asks: - And how many do you have children? - I have 3 children. - And how many years have? Friend already not want to a
  • Chocolate roll
    chocholate_3 The cube of 5 cm chocolate roll weighs 30 g. How many calories will contain the same chocolate roller of a prism shape with a length of 0.5 m whose cross section is an isosceles trapezoid with bases 25 and 13 cm and legs 10 cm. You know that 100 g of this

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